James Fox, Mick Jagger and Anita Pallenberg star in a crime meller, laced with needless, boring sadism and dull, turnings-off sex angles.
You could drive a truck through the plotholes in Directorty Harry, which wouldn't be so serious were the film not a specious, phony glorification of police and criminal brutality [from a story by…
Screen adaptations of hard-to-slot items such as Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood, have long been tricky affairs, so it's a tribute to the makers of this pic that it's come off this well.
The Andromeda Strain is a high-budget 'science-fact' melodrama, marked by superb production, an excellent score, an intriguing story premise and an exciting conclusion. But Nelson Gidding's…
Despite a host of terminal flaws, Klute is notable for presenting Jane Fonda as a much-matured actress in a role which demands that she make interesting an emotionally-unstable professional…
Big Jake is an extremely slick and commercial John Wayne starrer, this time as a long-gone husband out to rescue a grandson from kidnapper Richard Boone.
The Panic in Need le Park is a total triumph. Gritty, gutsy, compelling, and vivid to the point of revulsion, it is an overpowering tragedy about urban drug addiction. Director Jerry Schatzberg in…
Director Sam Peckinpah indulges himself in an orgy of unparalleled violence and nastiness with undertones of sexual repression in this production.
Hammer breaks away from its vampires and monster formula and gives a highly intriguing twist [from a story by Edward Spencer Shaw] to the Jack the Ripper murders which shook London back in the 1890s…
Based on a Roald Dahl children's book, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is an okay family musical fantasy featuring Gene Wilder as an eccentric candymaker who makes a boy's dreams come true…
It isn't as hard to believe that excellent actors Oliver Reed and Gene Hackman would accept roles like those they are given in The Hunting Party because they were undoubtedly well paid (indeed…