Reportedly the all-time Brazilian hit which out-paced Jaws on its home ground, Dona Flor is a simplistic human comedy [from the novel by Jorge Amado] of manners and mores in the colorful Bahia part…
The Serpent's Egg, Ingmar Bergman's first English-language feature and his first film made outside his home country, bears the master's stamp right from the beginning in a superior collaboration with…
Burt Reynolds stars as a bootlegger-for-kicks who, with Jerry Reed and Sally Field, outwit zealous sheriff Jackie Gleason.
A Monty Python splinter faction bears responsibility for Jabberwocky, a medieval farce based on a Lewis Carroll poem. Film is long on jabber but short on yocks.
A Little Night mus ic is based on an earlier film by Ingmar Bergman [Smiles of a Summer Night, 1955] that was turned into a  hit Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. In…
Australian director Peter Weir's film about the possibility of a coming tidal wave that may destroy the country or the world. Richard Chamberlain is highly effective as a young lawyer caught up in a…
Timothy Bottoms is a subdued maniac with a plan to blackmail $1 million from a group of amusement park owners.
Fun with Dick and Jane is a great comedy idea [from a story by Gerald Gaiser] largely shot down by various bits of tastelessness, crudity and nastiness. Stars George Segal and Jane Fonda are an upper…
In the most daring feat of his career, Evel Knievel leaps over a mountain of blazing cliches and a cavernous plot, somehow landing upright to the predictable cheers of his legions of fans.
The Domino Principle is a weak and tedious potboiler starring Gene Hackman as a tool of mysterious international intrigue, and a barely recognizable Candice Bergen in a brief role as his perplexed…
Taking Liza Minnelli and Robert De Niro from their first meeting after VJ Day, film proceeds slowly and deliberately through their struggle to make it as a band singer and saxophonist and as a…