The taking of a bridge provides the basis for an actionful World War II melodrama. This time out it's the Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine in the Remagen area, scene of desperate fighting for its…
Mackenna's Gold is a standard western. The plot [from Will Henry's novel McKenna's Gold] is good, the acting adequate. But it's the scenery, the vastness of the west, the use of cameras, and of…
This film is the work of Anthony Newley, who not only produced and directed from the script on which he collabed with Herman Raucher, and wrote the music, but stars as well in the title role.
The Reivers is a nice bawdy film, sort of Walt Disney with an adult rating. Imagine a charming nostalgia-soaked family-type film about a winsome 11-year-old in turn-of-the-century Mississippi who…
Staircase, investigating lonely, desperate lives of two aging male homosexuals in a drab London suburb, comes uncomfortably close to being depressing. Caustic wit, splendid photography and fine…
The tragic lifelong odyssey of Isadora Duncan, whose consistent non-conformity brought her as much public success as it did personal failure, is told with a remarkable degree of excellence.
Sharply scripted by Margaret Drabble from her novel [The Millstone], story deals with a well-educated philosophy student whose first all-the-way seduction by a chance acquaint- ance leaves her…
Standard western plot undergoes generally good polishing in this production, costarring Robert Mitchum and Angie Dickinson. Plenty of gunplay heightens appeal and Robert Walker joins stars in turning…
Michael Caine plays a minor crook who inherits from a dead pal (Rossano Brazzi) the idea and key plan of a heist for landing a haul of $4 million in gold ingots from a security van in Turin, Italy…
Henry Fonda and Jason Robards relish each screen minute as the heavies, and Charles Bronson plays Clint Eastwood's 'man with no name' role.
Downhill Racer is an intriguing film that balances skiing and the majesty of Alpine scenery with an absorbing story of hero Robert Redford, young American innocent abroad.