This just misses sock proportions. That's due to an anti-climactic development on the one hand, and a somewhat static character study of the Dixie vixen, on the other.
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, with an Irving Berlin set of four good songs, delve into psychoanalysis for their script [from an original story by Marian Ainslee and Guy Endore]. The result may…
Charles Boyer creates an interesting portrait of a continental gangster, jewel thief and tough guy in Algiers. Other meritorious aspects include John Cromwell's direction and the first appearance in…
Three Loves Has Nancy is a completely daffy, reasonably entertaining romp by Janet Gaynor, Robert Montgomery, Franchot Tone and a group of familiar supporting players.
This is the second film produced by the Farm Security Administration, previous one having been The Plough That Broke the Plains, also written and directed by Pare Lorentz, with musical score by…
Dawn Patrol sparkles because of vigorous performances of the entire cast and Edmund Goulding's sharp direction. Story [by John Monk Saunders] is reminiscent of previous yarns about the flying service…
Moto wriggles through another mass of Oriental-Occidental intrigue in the Far East for the second [from a story by John P. Marquand] of 20th-Fox's rival series to the well-established Charlie Chans…
Shirley Temple proves she's a great little artist in this one. The rest of it is synthetic and disappointing. Why they named it Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is one of those mysteries. The only…
Produced on a scale of incomparable splendor and extravagance, Marie Antoinette approaches real greatness as cinematic historical literature.
An elaborate and liberally budgeted entertainment, the pictorial climax is the Chicago fire of 1871. This portion envisaging mob panic, desperate efforts to stop the fire by dynamiting, etc, is…