The Gypsy Moths is the story of three barnstorming skydivers and subsequent events when they arrive in a small Kansas town to stage their exhibition. Pairing Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr, stars…
Moon Zero Two [from an original story by Gavin Lyall, Frank Hardman and Martin Davison] never makes up its mind whether it is a spoof or a straightforward space-adventure yarn. Overall it's a fairly…
Film carries fast and savage action once the actual battle sequences are reached, but it's strictly a conversational war in footage leading up to these moments. Apparent efforts to insert a fresh…
Much of the irony and subtlety of Leslie Thomas's novel have been ironed out in favor of a broader approach to the humor. Nevertheless, The Virgin Soldiers comes out as a bright and affectionate peek…
A pretty, reserved, rich spinster in Vancouver, BC, spots a teenager sitting in the park in the rain. She invites the boy to her apartment and a strange relationship starts that ends in breakdown and…
Claude Chabrol has concocted a canny film that subtly looks at a case of adultery sans any false dramatics, moralizing or sexploitation tactics. It is subdued, wise and revealing.
Bradley Morahan (James Mason) is a famous Australian painter, paying a lot of alimony and about to return to his homeland.
The Magus is an esoteric, talky, slowly-developing, sensitively-executed, and somewhat dull film. Adapted by John Fowles from his novel, the production, filmed largely on Majorca (although setting is…
What happens when black militants take over a large Manhattan advertising agency is the basis for a comic satire on black racial identity and the dollar sign on the American altar of success.
Ben Hecht's pseudo-reminiscences of a cub reporter in 1910 Chicago emerges on the screen as a lushly staged, handsomely produced, largely unfunny comedy.
Alistair MacLean wrote an original screenplay that was treated with respect for the writer's unusual abilities as a master of actionful suspense. The resulting film is highly entertaining, thrilling…