Chilled, stylish Americanized giallo thriller, with just acceptable TV-level suspense, a glamorously grungy New York City production design, a solid lead performance from wide-eyed Faye Dunaway…and a seriously dopey message about “women” and “fashion” and “violence” and “photography” that not one person involved with this movie could believably hawk to you…even with a gun at… Read More ‘Eyes of Laura Mars’ (1978): Stylish but cold – there’s a movie in here somewhere
In yet another pathetically obvious attempt to get Warner Bros.’ Archive Collection to send us review titles sans moola, we here at the Movies & Drinks offices have sobered up just enough to review one of their classic Blu-ray thriller releases, Wait Until Dark…because that’s the only kind of thriller the Archive releases: classic (we’ll… Read More ‘Wait Until Dark’ (1967): Pure suspense thriller gets better with age
In honor of Elizabeth Taylor’s birthday, Movies & Drinks thought it an ideal time to look at her 1973 thriller from AVCO Embassy Pictures, Night Watch—one of Miss Taylor’s less-successful mid-career outings that should have put her back on top with both critics and ticket buyers.
Flashy but familiar, bait-and-switch ABC Movie of the Week entry.
Joan Crawford goes to the circus…and it’s a grotesque treat for kids of all ages!
Lurid Halloween comic book scares, hypnotically arranged…for the most part.
1977’s Rollercoaster is a first-rate TV suspenser, blasted onto the big screen via Sensurround.