Barbra Streisand was outstanding as the younger Fanny Brice in Funny Girl, and in Funny Lady she's even better. Ray Stark's extremely handsome period production also stars James Caan in an excellent…
This basically is the John Osborne play in which Laurence Olivier made such an impact. Setting is now America instead of England and period switched from Suez crisis days to 1944.
Moses is another attempt at compressing a big slice of Biblical drama, and the inevitable result is superficial story telling. The film was impressively photographed in Israel and has Burt Lancaster…
Roger Corman's quickie production deals with ultra-violent sport in a futuristic society, in this case an annual cross-country road race with drivers scoring points by running down pedestrians.
The Wind and the Lion is generally literate and very commercial period action drama, well written and better directed by John Milius. Film stars Sean Connery as an upstart independent Berber…
Smile is a hilarious but ultimately shallow putdown of teenage beauty contests. Jerry Belson's original script depicts the climactic days of a statewide beauty competition, where a group of…
A Timothy March story has been scripted into a loosely-strung series of sketches which amiably advance the story. Sidney Poitier, who has a mysterious hex power, and Bill Cosby, whose versatility…
At Long Last Love, Peter Bogdanovich's experiment with a mostly-singing 1930s upper-class romance, is a disappointing and embarrassing waste of talent.
This is a heartwarming love story - the true-life tale of a desperately-injured 19-year-old girl skier with such love for life she beats her way back to a future of hope.
As followup by 20th-Fox to its surprise success with last year's "Dirty Mary Crazy Larry," this meller should do okay with action audiences, since it includes the requisite road chases and hyped-up…
Friday Foster, is based on a comic strip of the same name; Pam Grier is a fearless magazine fotog, sort of a female Clark Kent, who stumbles onto a St Valentine's Day-type massacre involving black…