Film spends literally half of its length getting some basic plot pieces [from the novel by William Goldman] fitted and moving. By which time it's asking a lot if anybody still cares why Dustin…
Set in 1929 Gotham, pic is a compendium of gangster/Prohibition pic situations and cliches, played tongue-in-cheek by a splendid cast of juves, a veritable casting treasure trove.
What script has managed to do so surprisingly well is first of all to modernize the classic Cinderella tale, making it entertaining and (almost) believable for adults while preserving basic pattern…
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Storm Boy is a gem of a film. Modestly and carefully made, it is a skillful adaptation of a kid's book by Colin Thiele.
Harlan County, U.S.A. is in essence a straightforward cinema verite documentary about a coal miners' strike in Kentucky. Director Barbara Kopple began the project in 1972 in Kentucky and was on hand…
The Next Man emerges more a slick travesty with political overtones than the cynical suspense meller it was designed to be.
Ode to Billy Joe is a superbly sensitive period romantic tragedy, based on Bobbie Gentry's 1967 hit song lyric. Robby Benson is excellent as Billy Joe McAllister, and Glynnis O'Connor is outstanding…
Deadly Hero is a neat little thriller about a psychotic NY City cop terrorizing a woman who has complained about his violent behaviour in saving her from assault. If it sounds complex, it is, and the…
The bad guys in this third installment from Dirty Harry's life include not only the archly defined criminals (here, DeVeren Bookwalter and a group of post-Vietnam gun crazies), but also his police…
Logan's Run is a rewarding futuristic film that appeals both as spectacular-looking escapist adventure as well as intelligent drama.