This basically is the John Osborne play in which Laurence Olivier made such an impact. Setting is now America instead of England and period switched from Suez crisis days to 1944.
Monty Python's Flying Circus, the British comedy group which gained fame via BBC-TV, send-up Arthurian legend, performed in whimsical fashion with Graham Chapman an effective straight man as King…
A gritty comedy of family manners built around the family rituals of marriage, death, etc. A pic that is flippant, observant, with a love story between two new cousins, both married.
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…
The Wind and the Lion is generally literate and very commercial period action drama, well written and better directed by John Milius. Film stars Sean Connery as an upstart independent Berber…
Smile is a hilarious but ultimately shallow putdown of teenage beauty contests. Jerry Belson's original script depicts the climactic days of a statewide beauty competition, where a group of…
Francois Truffaut has made a romantic period drama about a young woman destroyed by her overwhelming love for a philandering British lieutenant.
A Bigger Splash is a revealing last ripple of the so-called life style of 'Swinging London' invented mainly by journalists.
This is a heartwarming love story - the true-life tale of a desperately-injured 19-year-old girl skier with such love for life she beats her way back to a future of hope.
Posse is a good western, with Kirk Douglas as a cynical US marshal who eventually stumbles on his own political ambitions while tracking thief Bruce Dern under a strident law-and-order platform.
Female Trouble is the sordid tale of Dawn Davenport, who rises from high school hoyden to mistress of crime before frying in the electric chair. As she climbs the ladder of success, she is raped by a…