The lure of the jungle and romance get a sizzling workout in Mogambo and it's a socko package of entertainment, crammed with sexy two-fisted adventure.
Fear and Desire is a literate, unhackneyed war drama, outstanding for its fresh camera treatment and poetic dialog.
War of the Worlds is a socko science-fiction feature, as fearsome as a film as was the Orson Welles 1938 radio interpretation of the H.G. Wells novel. Gene Barry, as a scientist, is the principal in…
Take the High Ground is an absorbing study of the training that makes tough, fighting GIs out of raw civilians. It has meticulous attention to detail and authenticity of incident.
Kiss Me Kate is Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew done over in eminently satisfying fasion via a collaboration of superior song, dance and comedy talents. The pictorial effects achieved with the 3-D…
Giving such Wild West characters as Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok a workout in a tuned-in western doubtless had strong possibilities but Warners comes close to missing the stagecoach. Colorful…
Carol Reed picks war-torn Berlin for a story of political intrigue, capitalizing on the obvious potentialities of the divided capital.
Judged on the basis of novelty, as a showcase for the Tru-Stereo Process, Robot Monster comes off surprisingly well, considering the extremely limited budget ($50,000) and schedule on which the film…
An interesting plot premise holds out considerable promise for this Alfred Hitchcock production, but I Confess is short of the suspense one would expect. Hitchcock used the actual streets and…
A delightful comedy-drama of a Catholic college that saves itself from bankruptcy with a football team. The lines, a principal factor in carrying the film, are zinged home by the performers under the…
The yarn is done in an almost continuous flashback. In the opening scene Alec Guinness, a ship's captain, is facing a firing squad in North Africa. Back on his ship the first officer begins to…