Roger Corman's quickie production deals with ultra-violent sport in a futuristic society, in this case an annual cross-country road race with drivers scoring points by running down pedestrians.
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…
A Timothy March story has been scripted into a loosely-strung series of sketches which amiably advance the story. Sidney Poitier, who has a mysterious hex power, and Bill Cosby, whose versatility…
At Long Last Love, Peter Bogdanovich's experiment with a mostly-singing 1930s upper-class romance, is a disappointing and embarrassing waste of talent.
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.
As followup by 20th-Fox to its surprise success with last year's "Dirty Mary Crazy Larry," this meller should do okay with action audiences, since it includes the requisite road chases and hyped-up…
Friday Foster, is based on a comic strip of the same name; Pam Grier is a fearless magazine fotog, sort of a female Clark Kent, who stumbles onto a St Valentine's Day-type massacre involving black…
The Eiger Sanction, based on the novel by Trevanian, focuses on Clint Eastwood, a retired mountain climber and hired assassin, being recalled from retirement by head of a secret intelligence…
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…