No question of the quality of this absorbing, though downbeat military pic set in a British barracks in Germany in the mid-1950s.
Entertaining suspense film neatly laced with mordant humor. Stronger, more appropriate direction could have pushed the film into the category of minor classic.
Based on the Congo uprising, this is a raw adventure yarn (from a novel by Wilbur Smith) with some glib philosophizing which skates superficially over the points of view of the cynical mercenaries…
In artistic terms, The Scalphunters is hard to describe: a satirical, slapstick, intellectual drama, laced with civil rights overtones, and loaded with recurring action scenes. Burt Lancaster and…
Julie Andrews' portrayal of the late, great musicomedy idol, Gertrude Lawrence, occasionally sags between musical numbers but the cast and team of redoubtable technical contributors have helped to…
Action adventure film, in which US and Russian forces race to recover some compromising satellite photography from a remote Polar outpost. Alistair MacLean's novel adapted into a screen story [by…
Bye Bye Braverman is a curious mixture of tasty and tasteless jokes, all at the expense of Jewish people. Pic describes, in padded vignette and travelog transition, the hypocritical mourning of a…
Will Penny is not a straight out-and-out western but more a character study of an aging cowpoke who for the first time feels the stirrings of romance.
The Green Berets, based on Robin Moore's book about US Special Forces, sheds no light on the arguments pro and con US involvement in Vietnam. Cliche-cluttered plot structure and dialog, wooden…
Deborah Kerr and David Niven team as a couple which winds up married to others.
Ivy is at bottom an innocuous romantic comedy, not unlike those cranked out regularly in the 1940s, without sufficiently high-powered drama, clever humor or moving romance to offer. What little force…