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…
Strange Holiday is a converted commercial film, turned out in wartime to boost morale of General Motors workers.
Hot action celluloid that's bang-up and bang-bang from start to finish. RKO, which assumed screen rights to Chester Gould's cartoon after Republic finished using it as basis for a serial, turns out…
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.
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…
The cue sheet on Blue Skies lists 42 different Irving Berlin song items but some of it has been excised and the rest so skillfully arranged, orchestrated and presented that the nostalgic musical…
Heavy melodrama, adapted from the Maritta M. Wolff novel of same title, is somber melodrama, vignetting a seamy side of life in a small town. Production and playing are excellent and the direction…
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…
Pygmalion theme [from a pre-war French film] lends itself to Ginger Rogers' talents and strong performances by others in the cast are on the credit side. These factors do considerable in glossing…
Utilizing the same off-screen documentary exposition as he did in The House on 92nd Street producer Louis de Rochemont, himself an alumnus of the Time-Life technique, reemploys the stentorian March…
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%