This adaptation of Philip Roth's National Book Award-winning novella is sometimes a joy in striking a boisterous mood, and otherwise handling action.
Where's Jack, story of Jack Sheppard, notorious 18th-century London highwayman, does not move speedily or with tremendous dramatic climaxes, but it has an authentic sense of atmosphere, and provides…
The Gypsy Moths is the story of three barnstorming skydivers and subsequent events when they arrive in a small Kansas town to stage their exhibition. Pairing Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr, stars…
Moon Zero Two [from an original story by Gavin Lyall, Frank Hardman and Martin Davison] never makes up its mind whether it is a spoof or a straightforward space-adventure yarn. Overall it's a fairly…
Film carries fast and savage action once the actual battle sequences are reached, but it's strictly a conversational war in footage leading up to these moments. Apparent efforts to insert a fresh…
Much of the irony and subtlety of Leslie Thomas's novel have been ironed out in favor of a broader approach to the humor. Nevertheless, The Virgin Soldiers comes out as a bright and affectionate peek…
A pretty, reserved, rich spinster in Vancouver, BC, spots a teenager sitting in the park in the rain. She invites the boy to her apartment and a strange relationship starts that ends in breakdown and…
Claude Chabrol has concocted a canny film that subtly looks at a case of adultery sans any false dramatics, moralizing or sexploitation tactics. It is subdued, wise and revealing.
Bradley Morahan (James Mason) is a famous Australian painter, paying a lot of alimony and about to return to his homeland.
The Magus is an esoteric, talky, slowly-developing, sensitively-executed, and somewhat dull film. Adapted by John Fowles from his novel, the production, filmed largely on Majorca (although setting is…
What happens when black militants take over a large Manhattan advertising agency is the basis for a comic satire on black racial identity and the dollar sign on the American altar of success.