This one has a slightly stronger storyline than some of its predecessors, but still continues to rely primarily on low-comedy visual and verbal gag situations for its yocks.
Work Is a Four Letter Word is based on Henry Livings' unconventional and not wholly satisfactory play Eh?. A difficult theme for a film, Work is a wayout comedy fantasy.
Frank Marcus' legiter, adapted by Lukas Heller, describes the erosion of a longtime lesbian affair between Beryl Reid - by day, the bleeding-heart heroine of a British TV sudser; by night…
A long-dormant tribe from Mars, accidentally liberated by a London excavation, forms a good story peg but routine, somewhat distended development blunts impact of this British-made programmer.
A foreword to this film, based on a George Bernard Shaw play, reads: 'Mr. Shaw stated that historical portraiture was not the motive of this story and the producers would like to add that any…
That timid, yet engaging, adolescent of The 400 Blows, played again by Jean-Pierre Leaud, is now in his 20s and cashiered out of the military. He comes home to a series of jobs that carry him through…
Robert Bloch penned the episodic script in which Burgess Meredith is a sideshow mystic, who gives a special after-hours show to five patrons. Jack Palance is an Edgar Allen Poe buff who, it turns…
The Boston Strangler, based on Gerold Frank's book, emerges as a triumph of taste and restraint with a telling, low-key semi-documentary style. Adaptation is topnotch not only in structure but also…
Undemanding entertainment. A melodrama with political undertones which has tension and intrigue yet doesn't lose sight of its main purpose, to examine the relationship of two decent men in a rough…
An apparent attempt to pull off an Alfred Hitchcock suspenser, with added Freudian schleps, Deadfall falls dead as little more than ponderous, tedious trivia. Adapted from Desmond Cory's novel, the…
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