Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger follow up their sock Red Shoes ballet picture with as distinguished an opera-ballet film in Tales of Hoffman. The Jacques Offenbach fantasy opera has been…
Given a good basis for a thriller in the Patricia Highsmith novel [script adaption by Whitfield Cook] and a first-rate script, Hitchcock embroiders the plot into a gripping, palm-sweating piece of…
The case of the Japanese-Americans who fought with honor in Italy and France during the Second World War is objectively treated in Go For Broke!
Story is laid on a small Scottish island, cut off from the mainland. Principals are two scientists, the daughter of one, and a newspaperman, there to observe the effect of a strange planet that is…
Albert Lewin produced, directed and did the story and script, keeping this film on an almost unrelieved level of sombre depression.
Anatole Litvak gives this Second World War spy thriller a strong feeling of reality through a semi-documentary treatment, the use of mostly unknown faces, and by location lensing entirely in Germany…
Terence Rattigan's play, which had a big success in the West End in 1948, has been faithfully translated to the screen. The celluloid version is crammed with emotional incidents and has two…
This freely adapted [by George Bruce] film version of Richard D. Blackmore's classic is acceptable entertainment for the general market.
Exploits of the Postal Inspection Service furnish Alan Ladd with a good cops-and- robbers actioner. Film deals with government detectives tracking down the killers of a fellow postal inspector and…
The Steel Helmet pinpoints the Korean fighting in a grim, hardhitting tale that is excellently told.