A flimsy love story which never really catches fire emerges from an Antonio Leonviola original which James Salter has shaped for the screen in this disappointing Sidney Lumet effort.
A solid insight into a quartet during a summer that also has fine acting and sensitive direction and writing.
Alice's Restaurant is the phantasmagorial account of the misadventures of a young folk singer in his brushes with the law and his draft board. Based on folk singer Arlo Guthrie's 18 minute, 20 second…
The Night of the Following Day begins as an intriguing, offbeat kidnap drama, but soon shifts emphasis to delineating the freaked-out characters of its principals, and ends abruptly on a cop-out note.
Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna followed up their success in Born Free with an engaging film about an otter. It is a semi-documentary, based on Gavin Maxwell's autobiographical bestseller, Ring of…
This adaptation of Philip Roth's National Book Award-winning novella is sometimes a joy in striking a boisterous mood, and otherwise handling action.
Where's Jack, story of Jack Sheppard, notorious 18th-century London highwayman, does not move speedily or with tremendous dramatic climaxes, but it has an authentic sense of atmosphere, and provides…
The Gypsy Moths is the story of three barnstorming skydivers and subsequent events when they arrive in a small Kansas town to stage their exhibition. Pairing Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr, stars…
Moon Zero Two [from an original story by Gavin Lyall, Frank Hardman and Martin Davison] never makes up its mind whether it is a spoof or a straightforward space-adventure yarn. Overall it's a fairly…
Film carries fast and savage action once the actual battle sequences are reached, but it's strictly a conversational war in footage leading up to these moments. Apparent efforts to insert a fresh…
A pleasant, tame tale [from a screen story by Michael Winner and Tom Wright] about a British prisoner (Oliver Reed), assigned to nursemaid an elephant in a Munich Zoo. From here, it is a short jump…