Based on a slight, real-life anecdote, pic [from Christopher Landon's novel] is the story of a handful of people who drive an ambulance through the mine-ridden, enemy-occupied desert after the…
In the second of Francoise Sagan's novels to be filmed, once again the principal character is a young and attractive girl, only this time the 'shocker' involves her week-long affair with an older man.
The Left Handed Gun is another look at Billy the Kid, probably America's most constantly celebrated juvenile delinquent. In this version he's Billy, the crazy, mixed-up Kid. The picture is a smart…
This is a bedroom farce of split-level thinking in split-level housing. The film version of Max Shulman's bestseller is unmistakably a Leo McCarey picture. Some of the gags are elaborate and as…
Eroica consists of two separate stories [from novellas by Jerzy Stefan Stawinski], unrelated in themselves, but both concerned with an aspect of the disillusionment of Poles in the calamitous days of…
Alfred Hitchcock draws upon real-life drama for this gripping piece of realism [from the Life magazine story The True Story of Christopher Emmanuel Balestrero by Maxwell Anderson]. He builds the case…
The Willis Goldbeck story, screenplayed by Thelma Schnee, is pretty hokey fare. The piece de resistance is surgeon Otto Kruger's transplant of a dead man's brain into the body of a mechanical monster.
The French, on the surface, have their first blockbuster in this pic, taken from the Victor Hugo novel, with plenty of stars and production values. But it follows the monumental book too closely. All…
In transplanting Francoise Sagan's thin book to the screen, producer-director Otto Preminger basically has stayed with her first-person tale of the amours of a middle-aged, charming and wealthy…
The Reluctant Debutante is refreshing and prettily dressed, a colorful, saucy film version of the William Douglas Home stage trifle.