In 1944, a woman was gassed, strangled and ravished by John Christie, the first of several victims of a seemingly quiet, respectable man living in a drab London district.
Yugoslav filmmaker Dusan Makavejev has brought off a most unusual film built around the late Wilhelm Reich, proponent of cosmic life, the energy of love, and the power of the orgasm. It is handled…
The narrative fluidity, using of myths for a statement on youth, so effective in Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider are here overdone and film suffers from a multiplicity of themes, ideas and its fragmented…
James Fox, Mick Jagger and Anita Pallenberg star in a crime meller, laced with needless, boring sadism and dull, turnings-off sex angles.
You could drive a truck through the plotholes in Directorty Harry, which wouldn't be so serious were the film not a specious, phony glorification of police and criminal brutality [from a story by…
In a firm classical mold, yet with a fragmented flair in construction, director Karoly Makk has worked out a touching but never sentimental tale of three people, set in 1953, when there was some…
Screen adaptations of hard-to-slot items such as Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood, have long been tricky affairs, so it's a tribute to the makers of this pic that it's come off this well.
The Andromeda Strain is a high-budget 'science-fact' melodrama, marked by superb production, an excellent score, an intriguing story premise and an exciting conclusion. But Nelson Gidding's…
Despite a host of terminal flaws, Klute is notable for presenting Jane Fonda as a much-matured actress in a role which demands that she make interesting an emotionally-unstable professional…
Big Jake is an extremely slick and commercial John Wayne starrer, this time as a long-gone husband out to rescue a grandson from kidnapper Richard Boone.
The Panic in Need le Park is a total triumph. Gritty, gutsy, compelling, and vivid to the point of revulsion, it is an overpowering tragedy about urban drug addiction. Director Jerry Schatzberg in…