The film [from the novel by David Goodis] has a sharp, brutal opening, macabre touches throughout, and a thick, gruesome quality. What starts out as a thriller switches en route into a sagging…
Wilcox hasn't worried about any significant theme in this. He tells his four-generation story with smiles and tears, and obviously enjoys seeing two people in love.
This is a smart whodunit, with attention to scripting, casting and camerawork lifting it above the average. Pic has action and suspense, and certain quick touches of humor to add flavor. Ace…
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Cynics may dub this lavish production Brief Encounter in the Himalayas and not without reason. Stripped of most of its finery, the picture [based on the novel by Rumer Godden] resolves itself into…
Director Michael Curtiz packs yarn with plenty of rugged action thrills, despite society setting. Two chase sequences are especially humdingers for audience chills. Story deals with suave mayhem…
There are no talking animals in this to prep uproarish see-hear gags, but a capable substitute is a trumpet that blows musical bubbles. Stunt pays off as one of a number of top, hard-punching…
Fiesta is an eyeful of Esther Williams. It's also pleasant if not socko film fare, 'introducing a new personality, Ricardo Montalban'.
This adaptation of Graham Greene's novel has much to commend it. Most glaring fault is amount of talk used.
Eugene O'Neill's post-Civil War version of the ancient Greek classic was at best 'good for those who like that sort of thing'. The success of the 1931 play proved that there were plenty who did # or…
Triangle, in which Dana Andrews and Henry Fonda fight it out for the love of Joan Crawford, is basically a shallow lending-library affair [based on the novel by Elizabeth Janeway], but it's made to…