Orca is man-vs-beast nonsense. Some fine special effects and underwater camera work are plowed under in dumb story-telling.
Equus is an excellent example of film-as-theatre. Peter Shaffer's play, which he adapted for the screen, has become under Sidney Lumet's outstanding direction a moving confrontation between a crudely…
There's nothing to distinguish The Squeeze from routine crime drama in which retribution triumphs. Stacy Keach plays a busted cop fighting the booze habit and some murderous thugs at the same time.
Robert Forster is excellent as an ace stuntman who thwarts a maniac stalking a film crew making a police actioner on an ocean-side location in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Fred Zinnemann's superbly sensitive film explores the anti-Nazi awakening in the 1930s of writer Lillian Hellman via persecution of a childhood friend, portrayed in excellent characterization by…
Watching Andy Warhol's Bad, is a compellingly revolting experience. This is among the blackest of black comedies, featuring Carroll Baker as a Queens housewife who supplements her home electrolysis…
This film, about a homicidal orphan girl, is farfetched nonsense with precious little to appease shriek freaks. Laird Koenig's screenplay from his novel is riddled with unsuspended disbelief…
There is romance to the notion that our buildings will outlast us, that our passions will be seen and remembered within the walls while we go on our way to our just desserts. That is the emotional…
Grand Theft Auto is a non-stop orgy of comic destructiveness.
You Light Up My Life has all the virtues and all the liabilities of a low-budget effort. There's an earnest sincerity in the story of washed-up juvenile comedienne Didi Conn working out an adult…
In November 1943 Winston Churchill is due to spend a weekend at a country house in Norfolk - and the Germans propose to kidnap him there. Under orders from Heinrich Himmler (Donald Pleasence)…