Cinema: Schlocking Mess


Directed by MARK ROBSON Screenplay by GEORGE FOX and MARIO PUZO

In the history of movie gimmickry, which includes Emerge, Smellovision and 3-D, Sensurround is by no means the least effective or the most offensive. Like its predecessors, it may be seriously defined as an attempt to break through film's customary sensory limits. More cynically, it is a means of luring the credulous into paying good money for a bad picture. Sensurround consists of nothing more than a bank of woofers that emit low-pitched rumbling sounds, causing the theater to vibrate in a...

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