The Angry Hills, set in Greece, is a rather confused yarn but has the merit of good direction by Robert Aldrich and some very competent performances.
Tale of a country cousin trying to make it in the big city, and destroyed in the process, gets offbeat treatment from promising new and youthful director Claude Chabrol. It develops into a looksee at…
The Shaggy Dog, said to be the first live action film by Walt Disney set in the present, is about what's called 'shape-shifting'. According to the screenplay suggested by Felix Salten's The Hound of…
Sapphire is a well-knit pic showing how the police patiently track down a murderer. But, though obviously inspired by 1958's outbreak of color-bar riots in London and Nottingham, it ducks the issue…
Sandra Dee is the 'gidget' of the title, being a young woman, so slight in stature she is tagged with a nickname which is a contraction of girl and midget. Dee is in that crucial period of growing up…
Wendell Mayes and Halstead Welles did the screenplay from a long short story by Dorothy M. Johnson, who is a kind of western writers' western writer. Johnson's stories show the West as it was, a…
This downbeat but fervent pic goes much further than the accepted war masterpieces in detailing humanity in crisis, and the spark left in one man. Production one of the most searing comments on war…
Considerable talents have gotten together to make The Sound and the Fury a work of cinematic stature. It is a mature, provocative and sensitively executed study of the decadent remnants of an…
Though somewhat altered from Alfred Hitchcock's original, the main idea remains unchanged and the new version of John Buchan's novel stands up very well.
Last Train from Gun Hill, is a top western. Although there are some psychological undertones, it is a film that plays for almost pure action.
Fascinating and uncompromising semi-documentary impressively put together as an obvious labor of love by three talented American filmmakers.