"It's a Wonderful Life" will enjoy just that at the b.o., and eminently deserves to do so. In the wake of the billowing ballyhoo which has preceded the first entry from Liberty Films, will come…
Samuel Goldwyn's "The Best Years of Our Lives" is one of the best pictures of our lives. It's the type of film production which belies Goldwyn's own well-publicized interview of last week that the…
Ben Hecht, to say the least, has done the expected by coming up with the unusual. Specter of the Rose was obviously a conscious attempt by Hecht to prove on how small a budget he could produce an…
This tale of the OSS and its undercover work during the war serves as kickoff production for US Pictures. Despite boxoffice value of Gary Cooper's name, film is the usual cops-and-robbers story [by…
Stock mystery tale with period background, The Verdict aims at generating suspense and thrills, succeeding modestly. Sydney Greenstreet creates character of a Scotland Yard superintendent who is…
Monsieur Beaucaire is a frantic, screwballish version of Booth Tarkington's costume novel of high adventure in the days of silk-stockinged heroes. As such it has plenty of giggles and a few…
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.
The Beast with Five Fingers is a weird, Grand Guignol-ish conconction that puts the customers strictly on their own. Till the last gasp, when J. Carrol Naish winks into the lens and gives out with a…
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 Bride Wore Boots is never as funny as its makers intended. It is only in the final 10 minutes or so when the story casts off all restraint and goes slapstick with a vengeance that comedy rates a…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%