Charly boasts a most intriguing premise - a variation on the Pygmalion theme in which a mentally retarded adult 'grows up' as the result of a brain operation.
All the charm of two-reel comedy, as well as all the resulting tedium when the concept is distended to 10 reels, is evident in The Party.
Though purporting to take place in New Mexico during the 19th century, this $5 million film was actually shot on location in Almeria, Spain, but doesn't look it.
Very good writing, excellent acting, zesty direction and pacing, and handsome production make this story of computer embezzlement a strong laugh-getter. Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith and Karl Malden…
Despite a certain amount of production dash and polish and a few silly-funny lines of dialog, Barbarella isn't very much of a film. Based on what has been called an adult comic strip [by Jean Claude…
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.
An okay Doris Day comedy, well cast with Robert Morse and Terry-Thomas. On November 9, 1965, large parts of the eastern US were blacked out. Almost six months later, this film was announced. Some 15…
Much of the unfoldment [of this adaptation of Bernard Malamud's novel] is in the filthy prison cell of its chief protagonist, a Jew accused of the murder of a young boy but never formally charged.
Panic in the City posits that a Communist operative in the US, acting independently of his Russian superiors, should be able to collect the material to construct an atomic bomb in Los Angeles. The…
Adapted by Max Wilk from his own novel, Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River, is a mildly diverting production, filmed at Britain's Shepperton Studios, and starring Jerry Lewis as a perennial…
Frank D. Gilroy's Pulitzer Prize legit drama of 1964 has been translated to the screen in an outstanding way by original producer Edgar Lansbury and stager Ulu Grosbard, all three making an…