Cinema: Slow Ride

ROLLERCOASTER

Directed by JAMES GOLDSTONE Screenplay by RICHARD LEVINSON and WILLIAM LINK

Rollercoaster is the latest—and so far least—excuse to trot out Sensurround, that technology that is still in search of a character and, for that matter, a plot worthy of its woofers.

This time we have George Segal as a safety inspector convinced that foul play was involved in the spectacular amusement-park accident with which the picture promisingly begins. The audience, one step ahead of him as it always is in this movie, knows that sweet-faced youth (Timothy Bottoms) lurking around the...

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