Principal reasons for the film's weaknesses are twofold. From the start the payoff is never in doubt, with little suspense induced. Secondly, its boy-meets-girl plot has a tedious overabundance of…
Lt Col James Doolittle mapped his blitz on Japan 131 days after Pearl Harbor. There is suspense as the flyers prepare themselves for their long-range training in anticipation of the secret mission…
This is one of those escapist filmusicals which makes no pretenses at ultra-realism, and if you get into the mood fast that it's something to occupy your attention for an hour and a half. It's all…
Enter Arsene Lupin a Universal cops-and-robbers saga, French style, is a slick enough combination of romance, action and suspense and offset phony, far-fetched plot.
A two-fisted plea for tolerance, told simply, honestly and conscientiously, is the 42-minute documentary, The Negro Soldier, made by the War Department under the supervision of Col Frank Capra…
John Steinbeck's devastating indictment of the nature of Nazi bestiality, at times an almost clinical, dissecting room analysis, emerges as powerful adult motion picture fare.
Belle of the Yukon is a typical backstage filmusical, utilizing a Yukon dancehall for setting. Opening title tips off that it is not to be taken seriously, and then yarn spins with tongue-in-cheek…
Only thing wrong with this film is its misleading title. Tag, When Strangers Marry, suggests another of the problem plays of newlyweds when in reality pic is a taught psychological thriller about a…
The Canterville Ghost is entertaining comedy-drama, with the accent on comedy despite the mystery-chiller emphasis in the title. Tight scripting, nimble direction and excellent casting are about…
Frankenstein's Monster, Dracula, and the Wolf Man provide three-ply horror display in this chiller-diller meller.