Blonde is basically a rather silly western farce, loosely concocted. Producer-director-writer Preston Sturges plays his script [based on a story by Earl Felton] with frantic slapstick, stressing raw…
Intruder in the Dust, essentially a murder-mystery melodrama, is threaded with the racial and lynch problems of the south but touches the pros and cons of the subject only lightly.
An intriguing theme, good cast and tight direction combine to make The Walking Hills an out-of-the-way westerner.
Prince of Foxes actually is a fictional incident in the history of the Italian Renaissance general Cesare Borgia, but too often it is slow and plodding in its exposition and execution.
Utilizing liberal flashbacks, the film [from the novel by Don Tracy] unreels the relentless, unswerving devotion of Burt Lancaster for his divorced wife (Yvonne De Carlo). Basically he's an honest…
The Heiress is a meticulous reproduction of the Victorian scene, so faithful to its mores that it is a museum piece.
Mighty Joe Young is fun to laugh at and with, loaded with incredible corn, plenty of humor, and a robot gorilla who becomes a genuine hero. The technical skill of the large staff of experts [led by…
Film deals with a segment of the Battle of the Bulge and is 'dedicated to the battered bastards of Bastogne', those heroic unyielding GIs who were reinspired to the ultimate victory by General…
Compton Mackenzie's novel, on which the pic is based, is unfolded on a Hebridean island in 1943. Only sign of the war is the local Home Guard, but a major disaster occurs when the island runs out of…
With Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers The Barkleys of Broadway is an ace dance fest, presenting them at their terpsichorean best against a production background that is Metro at its lushest. However…