All posts by Judith Crist
Woody takes us on a humorous/fantastic trip, not-so-bad guys flee the law, and Henry wedsover and over again.
Whether evading the law, loosening the bonds of marriage, or traveling to the future, escape is the watchword for this group of films.
The American Film Theater brings repertory theater to the screen and Raymond Chandler's Marlow gets a new treatment from Elliot Gould.
Neither fish nor fowl, filmed theater is a whole new art form.
A Truffaut long on charm, a Polanski short on wit, a Losey for TV, and a domestic assortment of three winners.
Turffaut does it again, Polanski leaves a lot to be desired, and Losey wins and loses at the same time.
From the awards at Cannes to the documentaries of the fifties.
Fantasy finds it hard to compete with reality.
A passel of new films about everyone's favorite con men, from Tom Sawyer to Adolph Hitler, with a few con women thrown in for balance.
Ryan O’Neal, Adolph Hitler and Tom Sawyer have a lot in common. Trust us, you’ll see.
Lost Horizons are lost while that Hamilton woman rides again.
Old films and old themes come uneasily back to life.
After you've seen Brando in the nude (rear view only), what else can there be? Answer: A major film achievement.
Marlon takes it off and movies will never be the same.
Newcomers join old masters with some hearty fare, especially Under Milkwood and Cries and Whispers, and some not so hearty.
Dylan Thomas and Ingmar Bergman top some films of varying quality.
"Spirits soaring and mind aglow"
LUIS BUNUEL’S THE DISCREET CHARM of the Bourgeoisie is a deliciously pungent concoction by the 72-year-old filmmaker and his young co-scenarist, Jean-Claude Carriere, that will set your spirits soaring and your mind aglow. Never before has this always fascinating artist been quite so tantalizing, so tongue-in-cheek and so deft in his examination of the inanities […]