Sometimes a Great Notion is a good, if plot-sprawling, outdoor action film set in Northwest lumber country, about a family of individualists fighting a town and a union. Paul Newman directed…
Gumshoe is an affectionately nostalgic and amusing tribute to the movie-fiction private-eye genre of yesteryear.
William Holden and Ryan O'Neal, two cowboys who decide to rob a bank, and Karl Malden, their employer, star in a technically superior film.
The Horsemen is a would-be epic stretched thin across Hollywood's 'profound peasant' tradition. It's a misfire, despite offbeat Afghanistan locations and some bizarre action sequences.
Peter O'Toole, playing an Irishman for the first time does so with a gleaming zest that brings nerve and style to this wartime anecdote. It was shot mainly in a remote uncomfortable part of…
Film is a return to the only other book by Henri Pierre Roche, author of the book Francois Truffaut did as Jules and Jim, and reverses the triangle to have two English sisters and a young Frenchmen…
They Might Be Giants starts off splendidly and hilariously, with George C. Scott at his intense and imposing best as a former jurist who thinks he's Sherlock Holmes, and Joanne Woodward charmingly…
Mixture is much the same as for others in the genre, which for sheer mindlessness competes favorably with the early '60s spear-and-sandal cycle and the late '60s Italian Westerns. This time around…
Novelist Romain Gary turns to the international drug trade in this pic, starring ex-wife Jean Seberg. Gary decides to play this as out-and-out melodrama, even camp, to give a rather strong message…
It's understandable that Paul Scofield, an intelligent, choosey actor, should have been intrigued by this enigmatic, short film.
There is frequently, but not always, a thin line between genius and madness. By going over that line and unduly emphasizing the mad and the perverse in their biopic of the 19th-century Russian…