"Sunset Boulevard" is a backstage melodrama using a filmland, instead of a legit, locale. Because it is tied in with a pseudo-expose of Hollywood, the peek behind the scenes undoubtedly will…
In The Men producer Stanley Kramer turns to the difficult cinematic subject of paraplegics, so expertly treated as to be sensitive, moving and yet, withal, entertaining and earthy-humored.
Cramming the Ben Hecht-Charles MacArthur legiter, Ladies and Gentlemen, into a fast-stepping film was a tough trick. It has been done admirably by scripter Edith Sommer and slammed home forcefully by…
Gary Cooper's return to saddle and six-shooter is to the good, and he makes quite a bit of the heroic and rugged opportunities in the John Twist story. His two co-stars, Ruth Roman and Steve Cochran…
Story [by Stuart N. Lake] is centered on a manhunt, the search of Lin McAdam (James Stewart) for the cowardly murderer of his father. Film opens with Lin and his friend, High Spade (Millard…
Although the plot breaks little new ground, the film grips consistently. Jean Simmons and Trevor Howard make a strong team.
Mr mus ic is a variation of a backstage musical, utilizing a lazy songsmith as the central figure.
Branded is a pleasing western that has a bit more plot and appeal than the average.
A commendable degree of documentary fidelity is established in this picturization of the escape of three prisoners-of-war from a German camp. The long and torturous period of preparation is…
Director Roberto Rossellini purportedly denied responsibility for the film, claiming the American version was cut by RKO beyond recognition. Cut or not cut, the film reflects no credit on him. Given…