With a quartet of fine characters and performances, The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea could have ventured just about anywhere - except where writer-director Lewis John Carlino takes it in…
Hang gliding stunts provide most of the interest in Sky Riders filmed in Greece. The political terrorism story line is a familiar one and the screenplay is synthetic formula stuff, but the stunt work…
Freaky Friday is certainly one of the most offbeat films Walt Disney Productions has ever made, but it isn't one of the best. A promising concept - quarreling mother and teenage daughter switch…
From Noon till Three is an offbeat and amiable, if uneven and structurally awkward, western comedy. Frank D. Gilroy scripted his novel and directed the good-looking production.
The Last Hard Men is a fairly good actioner with handsome production values and some thoughtful overtones. Charlton Heston and James Coburn are both fine as a retired lawman and his half-Indian…
A witty, intelligent screenplay [from Muriel Spark's novella The Abbess of Crewe] leaves no doubts that this is the Watergate circus transposed to a convent, complete with Machiavellian intrigues and…
Cannoball will please those who won't rest until they see every car in creation destroyed and aflame.
Voyage of the Dammed is a sluggish melodrama, loaded with familiar film names who flesh out the diverse formula characters involved in this story about a ship carrying Jews away from Nazi Germany.
Third film version of the Maurice Maeterlinck novel (after 1918 and 1939) takes spoiled peasant children Todd Lookinland (excellent, by the way) and Patsy Kensit on a dream trip from their humble…
Faithful in substantial degree not only to the letter but also the spirit of the 1933 classic for RKO, this $22 million-plus version neatly balances superb special effects with solid dramatic…
Some ingenious direction by Alan J. Pakula and scripting by William Goldman remove much of the inherent dramatic lethargy in any story of reporters running down a story.