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…
James M. Cain's Liberty story, "Double Indemnity," apparently based on a sensational murder of the 1920s, has become an absorbing melodrama in its Paramount adaptation. It is certain boxoffice…
Bing Crosby gets a tailor-made role in "Going My Way," and with major assistance from Barry Fitzgerald and Rise Stevens, clicks solidly to provide topnotch entertainment for wide audience appeal…
The celluloid version of the tragic events which followed the capture of eight of the American flyers who bombed Tokyo is an intensely moving piece, spellbinding though gory at times, gripping and…
Lost in a Harem is good standard fare for Abbott and Costello fans. The boys are in the groove, knocking themselves out for laughs in a slapstick bit of nonsense that is plenty corny at times, but is…
With Ary Barroso, Latin-American composer who did the lilting 'Brazil' song-dance number, contributing bulk of music, this is in the groove for all who like south-of-border music.
This is no story of any specific segment of Americana; it is, rather, the tale of Main Street and Broadway, of Texas and Brooklyn, of Christian and Jew - of American youth fighting for the…