The Magnificent Seven
Rarely have so many charismatic actors been used in a film that feels quite as soulless as Antoine Fuqua’s update of The Magnificent Seven.
"Beyond the Valley of the Dolls," a movie for which Roger Ebert wrote the screenplay in 1969, is being released Tuesday, June 12 on DVD. The two-disc special edition includes a commentary track by Ebert, other commentaries by the actors Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom, Harrison Page, John LaZar and Erica Gavin. On the second disc are several documentaries about the film, its production and its music.
Ebert wrote the following article for Film Comment magazine on the movie's tenth anniversary, in 1980.
This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...