Films Illustrated Vol. 10 No. 114, March 1981

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In the February 1981 Films Illustrated, David Quinlan took a paragraph to give Times Square a three-star review, saying essentially that it's a decent popcorn movie in spite of its many flaws. In this next…

Films Illustrated, Vol. 10 No. 113, February 1981

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"If the story sounds as though it makes sense, it doesn’t..."     This was dated February but was probably on the stands while Times Square was still in theaters. EMI certainly expected it to…

New Musical Express, 24 January 1981

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  "No, this won't do."   Monty Smith's review of Times Square is true to form, giving some light praise to Robin's and Trini's performances while tearing the movie itself to shreds. Although he does…

Record Mirror, January 24, 1981

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"All things vaguely sensible suddenly disappear in a puff of smoke."     Chris Westwood's review of Times Square in the January 24, 1981, Record Mirror was sadly typical, finding it an unbelievable melodramatic mess…

photoplay, Vol. 32 No. 1, January 1981

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The January 1981 photoplay featured a cover story on, what else, Flash Gordon. It also contained a review of Times Square, attributed only to "M.B." [caption id="attachment_3004" align="alignleft" width="81"] [/caption]M.B.'s review is atypical, not in…

Playboy, Vol. 28 No. 1, January 1981

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"The raggle-taggle queen of the night is Robin..." Bruce Williamson didn't not like Times Square, but he couldn't ignore its flaws... still, his review in the January Playboy was generally positive, appreciating the film's visual…

Monthly Film Bulletin, Vol. 47 No. 562, November 1980

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Pictures, but not of Robin. What a cheap post.   Robin is mentioned quite a bit though in Gilbert Adair's surprisingly positive and intellectual review, about which Karen (DefeatedandGifted) has written a much more incisive…

New York Magazine, Vol. 13 No. 43, November 3, 1980

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"Trini Alvarado and Robin Johnson, the teenage stars of Times Square, show us their offscreen style." [gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="2324,2325"] This article is another of the few things I collected at the time of the…