Despite a sextet of name players, Ruthless is a victim of cliched and outmoded direction and of weary dialog to which no actor could do justice.
'Germany has backtracked 1948 years. It's now at naught - as if Christ weren't born, since they wanted to kill Him again. Therefore, don't seek traces of our civilization in this film. They've…
The Paleface is a smart-aleck travesty on the west, told with considerable humor and bright gags. Bob Hope has been turned loose on a good script.
Eric Hodgins' novel of the trials and tribulations of the Blandings, while building their dream house, read a lot funnier than they filmed. Norman Panama and Melvin Frank come through with a glossy…
British producers are competing with each other in rushing mobster yarns to the screen. This tends to prove that Britain can turn out a gangster picture as brutal as any Hollywood had devised.
Mounted in a slick production, the screenplay is another variation of the poor-little-rich-girl theme against a newspaper background. But Jay Dratler dresses up the script with enough new twists and…
June Bride is a sometimes subtle, sometimes wacky, takeoff on home magazines and human nature. It has a starting hurdle as characters are set up, but once on its way never lets itself or the audience…
While the picture is standout in every aspect, there are two factors mainly responsible for its overall quality. One is the unique story, adapted from a John Klempner novel Vera Caspary and given a…
Unfaithfully Yours misses that stamp of originality which marked the scripting and direction of Preston Sturges' previous films. The fabric of stale ideas and antique gags out of which this pic was…
Hitchcock could have chosen a more entertaining subject with which to use the arresting camera and staging technique displayed in Rope. Theme is of a thrill murder, done for no reason but to satisfy…