The Odessa File is an excellent filmization of Frederick Forsyth's novel of a reporter who tracks down former Nazi SS officers still undetected in 1960s Germany.
Murder on the Orient Express is an old-fashioned film. Agatha Christie's 1934 Hercule Poirot novel has been filmed for the first time in a bygone film style as it seems to be some treasure out of a…
Alan Bates' stage triumph in Simon Gray's Butley has been superbly recreated on the screen, with the added excellence of Harold Pinter's topnotch film directorial debut. It reunites both Richard…
An Arabian Nightish saga told with some briskness and opulence for the childish eye, yet ultimately falling short of implied promise as an adventure spree.
This stomach-churning little film is a 'Son of the Exorcist' horror pic about a monstrous newborn baby who goes on a murder rampage through LA before being blown to smithereens in a police ambush.
Racism is the theme but done in a low-profile way that creates an interior end reaction rather than easy outrage at outright racists.
The Trial of Billy Jack is a violent, sometimes-explosive, anti-Establishment sequel to Billy Jack . Like its predecessor, starring the same two principals, it pinpoints community prejudices…
Sweet Movie is literally sweet, with lovemaking in a bed of sugar and a girl being bathed in chocolate for advertising purposes. But it also has an underpinning of scatology and a zany look at…
Screenplay is from Richard Unekis novel The Chase, but what little narrative or characterization shows up on screen could barely fill an abridged short story. Racing enthusiasts Peter Fonda and Adam…
Fritz the Cat is back again. The synthetic troublemaker and dilettante revolutionary was a trifle anachronistic when he first hit the screens in 1972. He is even more so in The Nine Lives of Fritz…
Mr Majestyk makes a first-reel pretense of dealing with the thorny subject of migrant Chicano farm laborers, but social relevance is soon clobbered by the usual Charles Bronson heroics, here…