Although the plot breaks little new ground, the film grips consistently. Jean Simmons and Trevor Howard make a strong team.
Mr mus ic is a variation of a backstage musical, utilizing a lazy songsmith as the central figure.
Branded is a pleasing western that has a bit more plot and appeal than the average.
A commendable degree of documentary fidelity is established in this picturization of the escape of three prisoners-of-war from a German camp. The long and torturous period of preparation is…
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…