The Pack is a well-made and discreetly violent story of a pack of wild dogs menacing residents of a remote island.
Universal Pictures owed a large debt to Scott Joplin - whose ragtime music was a key factor in the enormous success of The Sting - and the studio paid back the debt with Scott Joplin, a biopic…
Greased Lightning is a pleasant, loose and relaxed comedy starring Richard Pryor in an excellent characterization based on real-life racing driver Wendell Scott.
The Getting of Wisdom was a bold choice as the subject of a feature film. The novel by Henry Handel Richardson [pseudonym of Ethel Richardson] was published in 1910, 13 years after the action…
Script takes Peter Fonda from prison, where he has developed a musical ability, to Texas in pursuit of James Callahan, C&W name who has stolen the title song from Fonda.
Eraserhead is a sickening bad-taste exercise made by David Lynch under the auspices of the American Film Institute.
The Turning Point is one of the best films of its era. It's that rare example of synergy in which every key element is excellent and the ensemble is an absolute triumph.
A good-looking mystery, Summerfield is not unlike an Australian version of Hitchcock's The Birds in the opening sequences. It starts slowly, introducing the characters while at the same time…
Though hardly original, Kingdom of the Spiders creates its creeps and scares with care, accomplishing exactly what it sets out to do. The filmmakers have done a job that will satisfy the audience.
A fresh and uncluttered look at what goes on behind the scenes at a grubby, underpaid but undaunted little newspaper.
The film, is directed in somewhat predictable style by Charles Jarrott. The script [from the novel by Sidney Sheldon] seems awkwardly pulled together, making for some weird time jumps in the 1939-47…