Smile is a hilarious but ultimately shallow putdown of teenage beauty contests. Jerry Belson's original script depicts the climactic days of a statewide beauty competition, where a group of…
Francois Truffaut has made a romantic period drama about a young woman destroyed by her overwhelming love for a philandering British lieutenant.
A Bigger Splash is a revealing last ripple of the so-called life style of 'Swinging London' invented mainly by journalists.
This is a heartwarming love story - the true-life tale of a desperately-injured 19-year-old girl skier with such love for life she beats her way back to a future of hope.
Posse is a good western, with Kirk Douglas as a cynical US marshal who eventually stumbles on his own political ambitions while tracking thief Bruce Dern under a strident law-and-order platform.
Female Trouble is the sordid tale of Dawn Davenport, who rises from high school hoyden to mistress of crime before frying in the electric chair. As she climbs the ladder of success, she is raped by a…
The Eiger Sanction, based on the novel by Trevanian, focuses on Clint Eastwood, a retired mountain climber and hired assassin, being recalled from retirement by head of a secret intelligence…
Despite technical flaws, this item comes across as a sincere and often moving film. Yarn probes into man's loneliness and the dead-end meaninglessness of a middle-aged accountant (Keith Michell) who…
Cooley High is pitched as a black American Graffiti, and the description is apt. Furthermore, you don't have to be black to enjoy it immensely. The Steve Krantz production is a heartening…
The Wild Party is an extremely handsome, overly talky musical drama starring James Coco as a faded 1920s film comic whose disastrous premiere houseparty for a comeback film leads to murder.
Shivers, a low-budget Canadian production, is a silly but moderately effective chiller about creeping parasites that systematically (and comically) 'infect' an entire highrise population with nothing…