H.M.S. Defiant is a strong naval drama about the days of the Napoleonic wars, enhanced by the strong appeal of Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde and Anthony Quayle.
Tale [from Louis Pergaud's novel] of kid warfare between the moppets of two neighboring rural towns looks at kids with the distance of grownups, on how cute they are, and rarely gives insight into…
Roger and Gene Corman's The Intruder comes to grips with a controversial issue - integration, and those who would defy the law of the land - in an adult, intelligent and arresting manner.
Jeff Chandler's last role, as Brigadier General Frank Merrill, is one of his best. The rugged, gray-thatched Chandler fits this role naturally and portrays one of World War II's most colorful…
Unusual offbeater could be pegged a parable, social satire as a dream film. It has power and solidity.
Producer Kenneth Harper signed up a 28-year-old Canadian director, Sidney Furie; a slick choreographer, Herbert Ross; and Cliff Richard to play the hero.
For many minutes of the two hours it takes director J. Lee Thompson to put Gogol's tale of the legendary Cossack hero on the screen, the panorama of fighting men and horses sweeping across the wide…
One of the final productions ever seen in the old N.Y. Hippodrome, Jumbo was a dull book musical of the 1935 season, with a curious mid-Depression tie-in with Texaco Gas. The showmanship of Metro has…
Within John Houseman's production of All Fall Down there are some truly memorable passages - moments and scenes of great pith, poignance, truth and sensitivity. How disheartening it is, then, that…
Melville Shavelson functions as producer, director and writer and shows good control in all three categories. This is a good-fun comedy and there's no incongruity in the fact that the setting is…
Rod Serling's poignant portrait of the sunset of a prizefighter has lost some of its dramatic weight in the transition from the very small to the very large screen. However, it still packs…