Considerable excitement is whipped up in this suspense drama, and fans who go for tight action will find it entirely satisfactory. Besides telling a yarn of tense suspense, the picture is concerned…
Inspired by Ronald Searle's British cartoons about the little horrors of a girls' school, The Belles of St. Trinian's makes an excellent start but never lives up to the promise of the opening reel.
CinemaScope and rip-roaring adventure mate perfectly in Hell and High Water, a highly fanciful, but mighty entertaining action feature [from a story by David Hempstead].
Jacques Becker, who did such a fine job in painting the turn-of-the-century apache milieu in Casque D'Or, brings the same care and psychological overtones to a film on the modern racketeer element.
Salt of the Earth is a good, highly dramatic and emotion-charged piece of work that tells its story straight. It is, however, a propaganda picture which belongs in union halls rather than theatres.
Max Brand's familiar western hero rides for the third time around under the Universal banner. The soft-spoken, gunless lawman was played by Tom Mix in 1932, and by James Stewart in 1939. This time…
The Human Jungle is a sock big-city police story packed with sex as well as violence and excitement. The politics of a metropolitan police department backdrop an almost documentary narrative which…
Story is near soap opera, and involves the trials of a girl who wants to be a dancer. She is torn between the pure love for a dying prince and the passionate embraces of an adventurer. For a while…
This initial Hecht - Lancaster release through United Artists is a rugged action saga in best Burt Lancaster style of muscle-flexing. Production is based on history, re-telling story of a diehard…
Sharpness of the characters, the high-voltage dialog, the cynicism and wit and wisdom of the story, the spectacular combination of the immorally rich and the immorally sycophantic - these add up to a…