If ever a recent offbeat film project had some high-horsepower sponsorship, it's "Rocky." Sylvester Stallone stars in his own screenplay about a minor local boxer who gets a chance to fight a…
"Network" will shake you up. Paddy Chayefsky's absurdly plausible and outrageously provocative original script concerns media running amok. Faye Dunaway and William Holden, each in two of their…
Nicolas Roeg's first film since his striking "Don't Look Now" firmly establishes the British director as one of the most talented and imaginative new filmmakers in this part of the world. It's a…
Assassins, mass murderers and other freakish criminals more often than not turn out to be the quiet kid down the street. "Taxi Driver" is Martin Scorsese's frighteningly plausible case history of…
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution is an outstanding film. Producer-director Herbert Ross and writer Nicholas Meyer, adapting his novel, have fashioned a most classy period crime drama.
Squirm is an average shock meller about some rampaging sand worms in the Georgia sticks, claimed to be derived from an actual occurrence on September 29 1975. Some genuine creepy special effects are…
Futureworld is a strong sequel to Westworld in which the rebuilt pleasure dome aims at world conquest by extending the robot technology to duplicating business and political figures.
The Last Tycoon is a handsome and lethargic film, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's unfinished Hollywood novel of the 1930s, as adapted by Harold Pinter. Producer Sam Spiegel's contribution is…
Next Stop, Greenwich Village is a very beautiful motion picture. Writer-director Paul Mazursky's gentle and touching film is a sort of young adult's American Graffiti.
Car Wash uses gritty humor to polish clean the souls of a lot of likeable street people.
The banal point of Welcome to L.A. is pretty much summed up in the closing song by Richard Baskin, in which Keith Carradine sings of the city 'where the air is thick and yellow with the stale taste…