The Boys in Company C is a spotty but okay popcorn trade drama about five young Marines and how their lives were changed by duty in the Vietnam war. Laden with barracks dialog and played at the…
Lemon Popsicle takes place in Tel Aviv in the late 1950s. Three youths - Benz, Momo, and Yudaleh - have only girls on their mind, while the hit-parade on the radio (Elvis Presley) reflects their own…
Alan Pakula's Comes a Horseman is so lethargic not even Jane Fonda, James Caan and Jason Robards can bring excitement to this artific- ially dramatic story of a stubborn rancher who won't surrender…
The Thirty Nine Steps is okay period suspense, directed with a smooth but unremarkable touch by Don Sharp.
Director Ivan Passer has assembled a rather talented squad of performers, then marched them through a minefield, losing all hands in an attack on an uncertain objective.
Individually, the performances in this story of three generations of Hollywood stuntmen are a delight. And Hal Needham's direction and stunt staging are wonderfully crafted.
Transferring stage works to the screen has always been a procedure fraught with peril, and An Enemy of the People fails to avoid the obvious pitfalls.
As a thinly disguised biopic of Aristotle Onassis and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis - accent on thinly disguised - The Greek Tycoon has the conviction of its subject. It's a trashy, opulent, vulgar…
With Opening Night, John Cassavetes, the cinematic poet of middle-class inner turmoil, explores the angst-ridden world of a famous actress on the brink of breakdown. Preparing a difficult role in a…
In its superb telling of how a humble but idealistic young man escalates to the corrupt heights of unbridled power, F.I.S.T. is to the labor movement in the United States what All the King's Men was…
With two excellent antagonists in Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier, The Boys from Brazil presents a gripping, suspenseful drama for nearly all of its two hours - then lets go at the end and falls…