Despite its British label, this is a thoroughly Yank pic that dips into nostalgia and Hollywood 1930s themes. Richard Dreyfuss is all coiled disdain as a once-great director reduced to stag pix.
Barbra Streisand was outstanding as the younger Fanny Brice in Funny Girl, and in Funny Lady she's even better. Ray Stark's extremely handsome period production also stars James Caan in an excellent…
A curious blend of amateurish plotting and slick production values, Tom Laughlin's The Master Gunfighter also presents an ambiguous moral attitude toward the old West. The oater, attractively lensed…
On a warm St Valentine's Day in 1900 some schoolgirls from a boarding school in Victoria picnic at nearby Hanging Rock. Four girls venture forth on their own; one, Edith, falls asleep and wakes to…
Farewell, My Lovely is a lethargic, vaguely campy tribute to Hollywood's private eye mellers of the 1940s and to writer Raymond Chandler, whose Phillip Marlowe character has inspired a number of…
Paul Newman again assumes the Lew Harper private eye role he first essayed in Harper (1966). The Drowning Pool [from Ross MacDonald's novel] is stylish, improbable, entertaining, superficial, well…
Mister Quilp is a sprightly musical version of Charles Dickens' The Old Curiosity Shop.
Conversation Piece eschews the usually operatic, museum-like pix of Luchino Visconti for a touching tale of the generation gap and the loss of life-contact of an intellectual.
The Wilby Conspiracy [from Peter Driscoll's novel] is a good action melodrama about apartheid in South Africa. It was made in Kenya. The stars Sidney Poitier and Michael Caine are relentlessly…
Late 1960s story about the ultimate emotional sterility and unhappiness of a swinger emerges as a mixed farcical achievement.
This is an exceedingly stylish thriller [from an original story idea by exec producer Nato De Angeles] about a satanically possessed infant, Joan Collins' abnormally strong newborn son, who inflicts…