Whirlpool is a highly entertaining, exciting melodrama that combines the authentic features of hypnosis.
The Accused exploits fear and emotional violence into a high grade melodrama. The screenplay is based on a novel [Be Still, My Love] by June Truesdell and is class scripting. Director William…
I Shot Jesse James is a character study of the man who felled the west's most famous outlaw with a coward's bullet. It's an interesting treatment that doesn't overlook necessary plot and action.
Central character in the plot [from a novel by Nigel Balchin] is Sammy Rice, scientist and research worker, whose lame foot has made him a complex individual. Although becoming extremely unpopular by…
Sustained, lightweight comedy scoring a continual succession of laughs.
Out of Irving Shulman's grim novel, The Amboy Dukes, Maxwell Shane has whipped together a hardhitting and honest film on juvenile delinquency.
Bob Hope's name toplining Lover tips that there'll be little of the Valentino about its amours. Its venture into comedic, never-never doings is well suited to Hope's brash antics. It never bursts…
As a character study, Madame Bovary is interesting to watch, but hard to feel. It is a curiously unemotional account of some rather basic emotions. However, the surface treatment of Vincente…
Anna Lucasta, reverting the tale from the legit Negro cast to an all-white ensemble, is no bowl of wheaties for the kiddies.
Dan Dailey, in the title role, carries most of the picture alone as a smalltown lad who becomes a hero when he is first to enlist after Pearl Harbor. Immediately after his basic training, though, he…