The Boulting Brothers' target [from the novel by Alan Hackney] is British factory life, trade unionism and the general possibility that everybody is working for one person - himself.
Wendell Mayes and Halstead Welles did the screenplay from a long short story by Dorothy M. Johnson, who is a kind of western writers' western writer. Johnson's stories show the West as it was, a…
On the Beach is a solid film of considerable emotional, as well as cerebral, content. But the fact remains that the final impact is as heavy as a leaden shroud. The spectator is left with the sick…
Based on the Broadway stage play by James Leo Herlihy and William Noble, Blue Denim recounts, often movingly and intelligently, the torments of a pair of high school lovers who are about to become…
After his stylized, sensual The Lovers, which was quite a hit, director Louis Malle essays his first comedy, which is a sort of intellectual slapstick entry [from the novel by Raymond Queneau]. It…
The Angry Hills, set in Greece, is a rather confused yarn but has the merit of good direction by Robert Aldrich and some very competent performances.
Ambitious horror pic [from the novel by Jean Redon] depends on clinical operation scenes and the showing of deformed faces for its effect. It has some queasy scenes, but unclear progression and…
Fascinating and uncompromising semi-documentary impressively put together as an obvious labor of love by three talented American filmmakers.
Sapphire is a well-knit pic showing how the police patiently track down a murderer. But, though obviously inspired by 1958's outbreak of color-bar riots in London and Nottingham, it ducks the issue…
This is a romantic farce travelog that plays smoothly with a good many solid laughs. There are drags in spots, the plotting is not always smooth, not all the situations play off. But David Weisbart's…