Claude Lelouch, 29, is the do-it-yourself French filmmaker. He has made several pix as director, writer and cameraman, and even produced via his own company. He now repeats with a little more…
The screenplay, based on Ugo Liberatore's original story, focuses on an irresponsible American art student in London, a disbeliever in everything except himself and his own talents. He has become…
Not With My Wife, You Don't! is an outstanding romantic comedy about a US Air Force marriage threatened by jealousy as an old beau of the wife returns to the scene. Zesty scripting, fine…
As a study in kinky insanity, Cul-de-Sac creates a tingling atmosphere. This sags riskily at times when the director unturns the screws and does not keep control of his frequently introduced comedy.
The War Game was originally made by BBC-TV for showing on TV, but corporation brass had second thoughts after it had been completed, decided it was unsuitable for mass audiences, and ordered it to be…
Graphic, straightforward, realistic re-enactment [from a screen story by Gillo Pontecorvo and Franco Solinas] of the events that led to the birth, in 1962, of a free Algerian nation, pic is also the…
Kaleidoscope is an entertaining comedy suspenser about an engaging sharpie who tampers with playing card designs so he can rack up big casino winnings. The production has some eyecatching mod…
The growth of a youth into manhood is explored here via the use of real and imaginary flashbacks to life with father, a doctor who died just after the end of the last World War, leaving his young son…
The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! is an outstanding cold-war comedy depicting the havoc created on a mythical Massachusetts island by the crew of a grounded Russian sub.
Filmed in Spain by Mirisch, Return of the Seven is an unsatisfactory followup to John Sturges' The Magnificent Seven. Yul Brynner, sole holdover thesp, stars in a plodding cliche-ridden script.
Frankie and Johnny is Elvis all the way in a story built loosely around the classic folk song, coupled with a dozen or so tunes, pretty girls and Technicolor.