Set in the mill area of Lancashire and its moors (though lacking most of the cliche Lancashire gags and mannerisms), this is the story [from the play by Bill Naughton] of a generation clash in a…
A superbly-wrought gem about the romantic illusions people, especially would-be lovers, search for in one another, with Julie Christie ideally cast as the seeker and Michael Sarrazin as her fantasy.
Film is mainly of interest as being the last of the tragically fated Sharon Tate. It is a sort of madcap romantico comedy in the form of a chase for treasure hidden in a chair left by a recluse, with…
Woodstock, brilliantly made by Michael Wadleigh, is a virtually perfect record of the music festival held in Bethel, NY, in summer 1969.
An American official sends a letter about China to the Kremlin and it must be gotten back because of its explosiveness and lack of authorization. This is the nub of Noel Behn's novel.
Ned Kelly is basically an outback western in which director and coscripter Tony Richardson's simplicity becomes a pretension of its own. It is a film to which one applies the damning word…
Eyewitness has its groundroots in an often-used idea. Angle of a likeable kid with an imagination so vivid that unfeeling adults good-humoredly regard him as a chronic liar. Result is that when a…
Actor-director Ossie Davis makes his feature film debut with this slam-bang, all stops out, comedy-action film about expatriate writer Chester Himes' two Harlem detectives, Grave Digger Jones and…
A Nob Hill prostitute is murdered in her $300 a month apartment. Last seen leaving the apartment is Martin Landau, a politically-involved minister in the midst of an activist campaign to pass a…
The Ballad of Cable Hogue is a Damon Runyon-esque oater comedy from Sam Peckinpah.
Directorial tact and visual solidity, fine, sensitive playing and observant characterization give an engrossing tang to this familiar tale [from the novel by Paul Guimard] of a middleaged man who has…