Cops, sci-fi, and westerns get served up as leftovers, and only one still tastes good. Meanwhile, Robert Altman has another dazzling film.
Gatsby is not a complete disappointment while an unheralded little movie about Texas looks great.
All these movies have something missing; it didn’t take Sam Spade to find it.
Blood-and-guts movies take a back seat to a film about a pushy kid on the way up.
Both human and natural eruptions inspire some disasters, but a quietly poetic film moves the most.
The new Frankenstein is a horror movie. Unfortunately, it wasn’t intended to be.
Both Warren Beatty and Ellen Burstyn are going to wash that malaise right out of their hair.
Frank Perry used a lot of hackneyed material in his new film, but Neil Simon just ripped off his own.
Day of the Locust, French Connection II, The Passenger: doing some hard traveling.