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…
House by the River is a fair mystery which lacks sufficient plot twists and suspense.
Magnificent Yankee is a fine translation to the screen of Emmet Lavery's Broadway play based on the life of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes.
This is an above-average chase meller. Tightly scripted and directed, it concerns the successful attempts to capture a couple of criminals, who are germ carriers, in order to prevent a plague and…
D.O.A. poses the novel twist of having a man looking for his own murderer. That off-beat idea and a strong performance by Edmond O'Brien do a lot to hold it together. But script is difficult to…
Story, by Ben Hecht [adapted by Victor Trivas, Frank P. Rosenberg and Robert E. Kent from the novel Night City by William Stuart], unwinds with a maximum of suspense and swiftly-paced action and is…
The Capture is an offbeat drama, with psychological overtones, that plays off against the raw and rugged background of Mexican locales.
Yarn is a parody of the Chicago gangster era, circa 1928. Without stopping for plausibility, it races through a series of screwball situations.
The bright, biting comedy of the Garson Kanin legit hit adapts easily to film.
Magnificent scenic Swiss backgrounds and a gripping yarn are welded together in The White Tower for a powerful emotional impact. Out of James Ramsey Ullman's novel, scripter Paul Jarring has…