Title refers to the theft of $5 million in platinum ingots - by a gang composed of a deported Italian mobster and four amateurs.
Film misfires through a flattish script and uninspired performances by two leads, Omar Sharif and Catherine Deneuve. Director Terence Young has used two novels (Mayerling and The Archduke by Michael…
Countdown, a story about a US space shot to the moon, is a literate and generally excellent programmer. Strong script [based on a novel by Hank Searls], emphasizing human conflict, is well developed…
All the charm of two-reel comedy, as well as all the resulting tedium when the concept is distended to 10 reels, is evident in The Party.
Though purporting to take place in New Mexico during the 19th century, this $5 million film was actually shot on location in Almeria, Spain, but doesn't look it.
George Peppard is in breezy vigorous form as rescuer of a lady in distress in a thriller that has quite a measure of excitement and style, though the screenplay, based on Stanley Ellins' novel, has…
The translation to film of Tennessee Williams' much-revised play, The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, has at least given more physical movement to the symbolic drama of not-so-dolce vita among…
An okay Doris Day comedy, well cast with Robert Morse and Terry-Thomas. On November 9, 1965, large parts of the eastern US were blacked out. Almost six months later, this film was announced. Some 15…
Much of the unfoldment [of this adaptation of Bernard Malamud's novel] is in the filthy prison cell of its chief protagonist, a Jew accused of the murder of a young boy but never formally charged.
Petulia is an excellent romantic drama featuring the brief encounter of Julie Christie and George C. Scott. The bittersweet story vies for prominence with much commentary on materialistic aspects of…
Faces is a long, long (at least an hour too long) look at a 36-hour splitup in the 14-year marriage of a middle-class couple. At least John Cassavetes, who also wrote the screenplay, describes them…