Same Time, Next Year is a textbook example of how to successfully transport a stage play to the big screen. The production of Bernard Slade's play, sensitively directed by Robert Mulligan, is…
Writer-director Frank Gilroy has come up with a highly personalized tale of a rough around-the-edges Yank screenwriter's relationship with a worldly chauffeur and a bauteous British aristocrat…
The premise is that of a dummy slowly taking over the personality of its ventriloquist-master. In adapting his own best-seller, William Goldman has opted for an atmospheric thriller, a mood director…
Watching this picture a question keeps recurring: what would Woody Allen think of all this? Then you remember he wrote and directed it.
Charlton Heston is back in jeopardy. He's 60 miles off the coast of Connecticut stuck with 41 other sailors on the edge of an ocean canyon in a nuclear submarine, waiting for Stacy Keach to organize…
Eyes of Laura Mars is a very stylish thriller [from a story by John Carpenter] in search of a better ending.
Coming Home is in general an excellent Hal Ashby film which illuminates the conflicting attitudes on the Vietnam debacle from the standpoint of three participants. Jerome Hellman's fine production…
Made in Canada and based on a Yank police precinct novel of Ed McBain, film settles down as an inspector, played with a low profile and humanity by Donald Sutherland, probes a knife killing of a…
Director Claude Sautet seems to like the device of weekend country meetings of friends to lay bare their loves, work problems and human outlooks. Quintessentially French, with its series of petty…
A hodge-podge of flash forwards, flashbacks, and even some flash sideways, The Night the Prowler tells the story, as one pundit put it, of a female slob's search for self-identification.
The Fury features Kirk Douglas and John Cassavetes as adversaries in an elaborate game of mind control. Director Brian De Palma is on home ground in moving the plot pieces around effectively.