Marilyn Monroe, who often tried without success to shut herself off from the world, early yesterday did so. The 36-year-old actress was found dead in bed in her Brentwood home, apparently the victim…
Tale [from Louis Pergaud's novel] of kid warfare between the moppets of two neighboring rural towns looks at kids with the distance of grownups, on how cute they are, and rarely gives insight into…
Roger and Gene Corman's The Intruder comes to grips with a controversial issue - integration, and those who would defy the law of the land - in an adult, intelligent and arresting manner.
Often touching, and well served by its performances and photography, Lonely Are the Brave ultimately blurs its focus on the loner fenced in and bemused by the encroachments and paradoxes of…
Occasionally a feature film emerges from the midwest, although this is the first ever out of Lawrence, Kans, where a group of commercial film pros veered off into a try at producing theatrical…
Producer Kenneth Harper signed up a 28-year-old Canadian director, Sidney Furie; a slick choreographer, Herbert Ross; and Cliff Richard to play the hero.
Sweet Bird of Youth is a tamer and tidied but arresting version of Tennessee Williams' Broadway play. It's a glossy, engrossing hunk of motion picture entertainment, slickly produced by Berman.
This is a lyrical war pic like Ballad of a Soldier and The Cranes are Flying. Done in a flamboyant manner, it is saved by new director Andrei Tarkovsky's obvious deep feeling for the subject.
Melville Shavelson functions as producer, director and writer and shows good control in all three categories. This is a good-fun comedy and there's no incongruity in the fact that the setting is…
Period of Adjustment is lower case Tennessee Williams, but it also illustrates that lower case Williams is superior to the upper case of most modern playwrights.
Marion Hargrove's 'original' screenplay actually owes a little something to the Little Miss Marker-Sorrowful Jones school of screen comedy, but it's a precocious and likeable offspring. The…