Unfolding through multiple flashbacks something like a Japanese In Cold Blood, Shohei Imamura's Vengeance Is Mine is extremely violent, sociologically probing and packed with incident.
Director Robert Aldrich has always adroitly mixed comedic and dramatic aspects in his films, and Frisco Kid is no exception. For audiences expecting Mel Brooks belly-laughs amidst the Yiddishisms…
Norma Rae is that rare entity, an intelligent film with heart.
This prequel doesn't match its progenitor in either casting or style. Without Paul Newman or Robert Redford in the title roles, it doesn't matter whether Butch dwells on the pair's infancy or…
The Bitch offers more mock orgasm than plot as it oscillates between the disco floor and the sack - or the pool, shower, or wherever a couple can couple. Two Lesbos, at one point, are glimpsed pawing…
Director Jonathan Demme proves conclusively that he can handle a strictly commercial assignment, while embellishing it with the creative touches that mark a firstrate filmmaker.
The emotions director Michael Ritchie is parlaying in this slim fable, which revolve around tender egos and unlimited ambition, are universal. But the details are so specific, and so grounded in film…
Set in a glossy world of penthouses and charge accounts, the medium for Jackie Collins' first (1968) novel's message is sexploitation melodrama which, cunningly, will titillate both sexes.
A highly-detailed dramatization of a true case, The Onion Field deals in its two hours with death and guilt; and the manipulation of the judicial system to pervert justice.
Rocky II follows much the same theme as its predecessor - that is fighter Rocky Balboa's path to a stab at the heavyweight crown. In its boxing and training scenes Rocky II packs much of the punch…
Firepower is one of those international action thrillers designed to combine a top-name cast with lots of shooting and explosions so the story [by Bill Kerby and Michael Winner] can be followed…