Icey Spoon’s response to Harry Powell’s snakelike jeremiads about says it all for this Criterion release: “Amen, amen!”
Producer Irwin Allen’s first of a neverending cycle of disaster epics is a guilty pleasure to end all guilty pleasures.
The new edition of The Poseidon Adventure is as hefty as Shelly Winters.
The film’s nihilist point is clear: It’s the world against Trelkovsky and not the other way around.
One of Polanski’s greater efforts gets a handsome transfer on this DVD edition, but the lack of supplemental features counts as a major disappointment.