Deadly Hero is a neat little thriller about a psychotic NY City cop terrorizing a woman who has complained about his violent behaviour in saving her from assault. If it sounds complex, it is, and the…
Richard Shapiro's up-and-down screenplay uses the plot about former partners in crime (here Lee Marvin and Indian sidekick Oliver Reed) going back to get revenge on the partner who cheated them and…
Film spends literally half of its length getting some basic plot pieces [from the novel by William Goldman] fitted and moving. By which time it's asking a lot if anybody still cares why Dustin…
It appears that the idea here is to expose and debunk the Buffalo Bill legend, revealing it for the promotional distortion which, in some ways, it most certainly has to have been. Project was shot…
A tale of a paranoid breakdown of a little bureaucratic clerk that wastes no time in trying to be clinical. It has a humorous tang, underlying the macabre.
An uneven picture which is splotchy in the form it tries to emulate, and vacuous in the substance.
Harlan County, U.S.A. is in essence a straightforward cinema verite documentary about a coal miners' strike in Kentucky. Director Barbara Kopple began the project in 1972 in Kentucky and was on hand…
Suspenser starring Gregory Peck and Lee Remick as the unwitting parents of the anti-Christ. Richard Donner's direction is taut. Players all are strong.
Ode to Billy Joe is a superbly sensitive period romantic tragedy, based on Bobbie Gentry's 1967 hit song lyric. Robby Benson is excellent as Billy Joe McAllister, and Glynnis O'Connor is outstanding…
Based on a play by Barry England, this has all the ingredients of good, sllightly old-fashioned courtroom drama transposed to 19th-century, British-dominated India to give it an added dimension.
Despite its seeming more like a fabulous remake of a dated story rather than the first film version of a noted book and play, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" is brilliant cinema theatre. Jack…