The Chase is a meller that's taut as sprung steel for 75 minutes of its running time then slackens limply into the commonplace. Yarn [from the novel The Black Path of Fear by Cornell Woolrich]…
Humoresque combines classical music and drama into a top quality motion picture. A score of unusual excellence gives freshness to standard classics and plays as important a part as Fannie Hurst's…
This isn't the best the Marx Bros have made but it's a pretty funny farce.
The Virginian stands up pretty well over the years. First filmed in 1914 for the silents, then in 1929 (by Par), the present version of the Owen Wister novel is still a pleasant, flavorsome western…
Swell Guy is an ironical handle for drama content of this Mark Hellinger production. Based on the old play, The Hero by Gilbert Emery, but with a modern background, picture deals with a heel hero who…
This first postwar German production is a serious film concerned with the knotty problem of the individual German's guilt for Nazism. While not fully successful, either as drama or ideology, film is…
The Razor's ed ge has everything for virtually every type of film fan. Fundamentally it's all good cinematurgy. It's a moving picture that moves.
Nobody Lives Forever is the old gangster reformation theme. John Garfield is seen as a drafted mobster being released after years in the service and with plenty of heroic medals to indicate his…
Caesar and Cleopatra is a disappointment. In spite of its prodigal magnificence, indeed because of its production values, such vague story interest as it has is hopelessly swamped.
Plot concerns what happens to a femme author when she meets the real-life counterpart of her tome's hero. The misadventures that befall her, her hero and his pal as they make a cross-country trip…