As a film Walk is not so sunny. It is distinguished for some excellent, earthy GI dialog, but the author has failed to achieve a proper fusing of dialog and situation. Too frequently he is given to…
Producers claim that this story is 'set in the days of Charles II'. Sets, costumes and a comely bunch of femmes bear out the claim. But the period atmosphere is not convincing.
Perfect Strangers is a perfect stranger to modern technique, real life and smooth running. It appears too much like a museum piece.
Detour falls short of being a sleeper because of a flat ending and its low-budgeted production mountings. Uniformly good performances and some equally good direction and dialog keep the meller…
A cavalcade of a priest's life, played excellently by Gregory Peck, what transcends all the cinemaction is the impact of tolerance, service, faith and godliness.
Sumptuous Technicolor mounting and a highly exploitable story lend considerable importance to Leave Her to Heaven that it might not have had otherwise. Script based on Ben Ames Williams' bestseller…
Cagney portrays an American editor of a Tokyo newspaper who dares to print the story of the world-conquest plan formulated by Jap militarists. Naturally, the fur flies when the sheet hits the street…
Metro has a musical story of virtue and the Divine in Yolanda and the Thief, but the result is not all it might have been. Arthur Freed produced with lavishness, and the casting, topped by Fred…
The usual Tarzan adventures have been screened in an African setting with the three stars doing a good job, and the supporting cast performing competently.
Grand Hotel in a 1945 Nazi setting, now known as Hotel Berlin, [both of them based on novels by Vicki Baum] is socko. The war's already lost - or, at least, there's that defeatist aura about Hotel…