Jack Nicholson playing Gabby Hayes is interesting, even amusing at times, but Hayes was never a leading man, which Goin' South desperately needs.
This pic [from the book by Sandy Hutson] is about dippy doings at a special school for unruly teenagers whose next steps may be reformatories. Treading the usual characterizations and situations…
Stanley Donen's Movie Movie is a clumsy attempt to spoof the kind of film fare encountered in pic houses of the 1930s and 1940s. The idea was patronizing in its conception, is a flatout embarrassment…
Death on the Nile is a clever, witty, well-plotted, beautifully-produced and splendidly acted screen version of Agatha Christie's mystery. It's old-fashioned stylized entertainment with a big cast…
Up in Smoke is essentially a drawn-out version of the drug-oriented comedy routines of Tommy Chong and Cheech Marin.
Sweeney 2 is excellent British cops and robbers stuff in which a special squad of Scotland Yard detectives ultimately crack and demolish a gang of bank robbers whose hallmarks include goldplated…
International Velvet is an extremely fine film for (in the best sense) family audiences. Bryan Forbes wrote, produced and directed the sequel to National Velvet  in such a way as to provide…
Paul Schrader's directorial debut is an artistic triumph. Schrader has transformed a carefully researched original screenplay penned by him and his brother Leonard into a powerful, gritty, seamless…
This bout between good and Satan includes some scares, camp and better than average credits.
Remember My Name is an attempt to make what Alan Rudolph calls a 'contemporary blues fable'. Whatever the generic goal, the end product is an incomprehensible melange of striking imagery, obscure…