Cinema: Hellish Huggermugger

THE SENTINEL

Directed by MICHAEL WINNER Screenplay by MICHAEL WINNER and JEFFREY KONVITZ

Photographer's Model Cristina Raines likes her new apartment with its view of the Manhattan skyline, but the neighbors are a little strange. When she drops in for tea with the lesbians downstairs (Sylvia Miles and Beverly D'An-gelo), one of them masturbates in front of her. Fey old Burgess Meredith, who has a fixation on his cat and an unearthly gleam in his eye, drags her upstairs to a spooky party. At night somebody overhead stamps and clanks until Raines' chandeliers sway...

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