The somewhat plausible and proximate horrors in the story of Soylent Green carry the production over its awkward spots to the status of a good futuristic exploitation film.
Too bad that so much of the script relies on illogical plotting and heavy-handed irony, because the basic idea is excellent and many of the details are richly conceived.
A Touch of Class is sensational. Director, writer and producer Melvin Frank has accomplished precisely what Peter Bogdanovich did in What's Up, Doc? - revitalizing, updating and invigorating an…
There's a powerful confrontation of authority and accused between police sergeant Sean Connery and suspected child molester Ian Bannen in Sidney Lumet's The Offence. A brilliant scene, however, does…
'It feels like times have changed,' mutters James Coburn as gunman-turned-sheriff Pat Garrett, now hot on the trail of erstwhile buddy, Billy the Kid (Kris Kristofferson).
Melvin Van Peebles' film of his play Don't Play Us Cheap offers some terrific musical numbers and an ebullient look at black culture.
Pic is a silly, pretentious pot-boiler, done in a jazzed-up style which suggests Ken Russell on an off day. Jon Finch is topcast as a rebellious intellectual in a devastated world seeking a new…
For almost three-quarters of its overlong running time, Love and Pain. . . etc works as a modest, affecting romantic comedy about two mismatched neurotics stumbling into love during a Spanish tour…
Brother Sun, Sister Moon is a delicate, handsome quasi-fictional biography of one of the great saints of the Catholic Church, Francis of Assisi. Franco Zeffirelli has utilized a style of simple…
Theatre of Blood is black comedy played for chills and mood and emerges a macabre piece of wild melodramatics.
Slither is, in effect, an excellent, live-action, feature-length counterpart to a great old Warner Bros cartoon. That is to say, a combination of physical and visual madness overlaid with satirical…