Carry On series now has 30 releases over 20 years. Formula is low budgets, low laughs. Which sums up Carry On Emmannuelle.
Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski has been able to create a gripping film [from a story by Robert Graves] that holds attention most of the way through its economical length. It probes a couple beset…
Sextette is a cruel, unnecessary and mostly unfunny musical comedy. Mae West made the mistake in 1970 of returning to the screen after a 26-year absence in Myra Breckenridge, and she's blundered…
After a promising opening, Halloween becomes just another maniac-on-the-loose suspenser. However, despite the prosaic plot, director John Carpenter has timed the film's gore so that the 93-minute…
Two older women are caught up in a strange parallel. One, Melina Mercouri, is a film star who returns to her native Greece to do Med ea on stage. The other, Ellen Burstyn, is an American living in…
Any satanic-oriented film that actually has the nerve to display the Wicked One in the flesh can't be all bad, and in fact, The Evil is quite good.
Love Story is a tough act to follow, but Oliver's Story manages to hold its own. The continuation of Erich Segal's tale of fated lovers gets a sensitive and moving treatment from director and…
Screenplay has Clint Eastwood as a beer-guzzling, country music-loving truck driver who picks up spare change as a barroom brawler. When Sondra Locke, an elusive singer Eastwood meets at The Palomino…
British film-maker Karel Reisz for his second American film has come up with a corking couple-on-the-run adventure pic, given depth in its focus on the personal disarray, the growing governmental…
In The Big Fix Richard Dreyfuss delivers what is for him a particularly relaxed and confident performance as Moses Wine, the 1970s answer to Philip Marlowe, Lew Archer and Sam Spade.
Despite a notable but effective change in story emphasis, Jaws 2 is a worthy successor in horror, suspense and terror to its 1975 smash progenitor.