Caesar and Cleopatra is a disappointment. In spite of its prodigal magnificence, indeed because of its production values, such vague story interest as it has is hopelessly swamped.
The essence of film fare is obviously to entertain. This one doesn't. It can't, when the fundamentals are as meretricious as unwind in these hokey 96 minutes.
Charles Brackett, who wrote and produced, injected a human quality in the script, and Mitchell Leisen makes full use of it in his direction. Start and finish of story are laid against a wartime…
The Stranger is socko melodrama, spinning an intriguing web of thrills and chills. Director Orson Welles gives the production a fast, suspenseful development, drawing every advantage from the…
The Postman Always Rings Twice is a controversial picture. The approach to lust and murder is as adult and matter-of-fact as that used by James M. Cain in his book from which the film was adapted.
The Dark Mirror runs the full gamut of themes currently in vogue at the box office - from psychiatry to romance back again to the double identity gimmick and murder mystery. But, despite the…
A lengthy documentary recording the bitter fight which French railway workers waged against the Germans, picture originally was released in France in 1946, and for US distribution an introduction and…
With the shoeshine boys of Rome's streets as background, this film is a preachment on Italian juvenile delinquency. Producers used real shoeshine boys and the absence of experienced actors works out…
Night and Day is a filmusical, based on the career of Cole Porter. It's to the credit of director Mike Curtiz and the combined scripters that they weighed the fruitful elements so intelligently, and…
This film is a solid package of chuckle material. With Allyn Joslyn on the celluloid for the full running time, film is a fast mix of gay situations and bright gags with no letdown at any point.