The story of Kate (Ma) Barker, who with her four killer sons terrorized mountain country in the Depression era, Bloody Mama is a pseudo-biopic starring Shelley Winters in one of those…
Based on the John le Carre novel about Cold War espionage, The Looking Glass War is most notable as the feature directorial debut of writer Frank Pierson.
No one else can steal $1 million with quite the flair of the British. A caper in point is Perfect Friday with Ursula Andress, Stanley Baker, and David Warner as a triangle of totally amoral thieves…
Eyewitness has its groundroots in an often-used idea. Angle of a likeable kid with an imagination so vivid that unfeeling adults good-humoredly regard him as a chronic liar. Result is that when a…
Andy Warhol surfaces from the camp underground with Trash, the most comprehensible, and least annoying of a long line of quasi-porno features from Chelsea Girls to Lonesome Cowboys.
The story's somewhat contrived and over glib. Even superficial. But it is directed and written with sympathy and tact and acted by a small cast that could hardly be bettered.
Directorial tact and visual solidity, fine, sensitive playing and observant characterization give an engrossing tang to this familiar tale [from the novel by Paul Guimard] of a middleaged man who has…
Yank critic-filmmaker Gideon Bachmann, a longtime Rome resident, made this 16mm docu on Italian director Federico Fellini making Satyricon.
Story, from E. Nesbit's w.k. novel set in the Edwardian age, concerns a well-to-do family whose life's turned upside down when the father (something in the Foreign Office) is unjustly jailed. The…
A meandering comedy about three old-time army tankmen in a non-combatant missile base at war with the southern redneck town in which it is located.
Bernardo Bertolucci's latest writer-director stint, a free adaptation of Alberto Moravia's book The Conformist, is a click from start to finish.