Cooking up a story about 10th-century royal teenager Wenceslas (Jonathan Brandis) out of Czech legend, scripter JamesAndrew Hall involves the future king and saint with a castle romance, a wicked…
Reviewed at St. Lawrence Arts Centre, Toronto, Sept. 27, 1971. Running time: 85 min.
The original version, an overlong 93 minutes in dual 16mm projection, is currently being converted to 35mm for U.S. release, and apart from the Danish pic, "Pornography in Denmark,"
Screenplay, Robert Sandler; camera (Movielab color), Robert Saad; music, Doug Riley; editor, Daniel Goldberg; assistant director, Dennis Matheson. Reviewed at AIP, L.A., April 5, 1973. (MPAA rating…
"Junior" harks back to "Bringing Up Baby" rather than to past attempts with like material such as "Rabbit Test." It's intrinsically funny to watch serious, sober scientists involved in totally goofy…
Filmed in Toronto by Bernard Zukerman Prods./Cinar, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CBS Entertainment, Telefilm Canada and Ontario Film Development Corp. Executive producers, Micheline Charest, Ronald…
One of our nation's biggest -- and most depressing --"growth industries" is scrutinized in this fascinating English-language doc. While subject will probably merit more conventional treatment by U.S…
Technically unprepossessing, this doc nonetheless channels its subject and audience to inspirational heights. Portrait of legendary gospel quartet celebrates its music and history in terms bound to…
Dennis Potter's last work shot under his own supervision, "Midnight Movie," is a hit-and-miss blend of the late telly scribe's familiar trademarks, mixing film refs, femme exploitation and larky…
(Arabic and French dialogue)