As the second in Satyajit Ray's trilogy of Indian life, Aparajito is a worthy successor to the first film Pather Panchali. It doesn't have quite the tension or quite the variety of mood but it has a…
On celluloid Jesse James has had more lives than a cat, and The True Story of Jesse James suggests it's time screenwriters let him roll over and play dead for real and reel. In past reworkings of the…
Grim drama deals with an old man (Victor Sjostrom) who is on his way to get an honorary doctorate degree after 50 years as a doctor. He is accompanied by his daughter-in-law (Ingrid Thulin). The trip…
From an artistic point-of-view, this first Darryl F. Zanuck production for 20th-Fox under his new indie status is a letdown of major proportions.
Based on Charlotte Hastings' play Uncertain Joy, this emerges as a run-of-mill domestic drama. It has a touch too much of sentimentality and many situations are implausible.
Rene Clair returns to the lower class suburbs and milieu used for his best prewar pix. However, he has come up with a light tale which wavers between comedy and drama, making a slight, fragile pic.
The first film venture for producer David Susskind, writer Robert Alan Aurthur and director Martin Ritt is an auspicious bow. Trio, whose roots are in TV and legit, come up with a courageous…
J.B. Priestley's homely and colorful yarn of a thirdrate touring company makes a pedestrian musical. Much of the characterization and writing quality of the original is lost in the conventional…
Kingsley Amis' novel has been built up into a farcical comedy which, though slim enough in idea, provides plenty of opportunity for smiles, giggles and belly laughs. John Boulting directs with a…
Adding comedy lines, music, color and CinemaScope, Jerry Wald and Leo McCarey turn this remake of the 1939 Love Affair into a winning film that is alternately funny and tenderly sentimental. An…