Film justly won the 'most human document award' at the 1956 Cannes Film Fest, unveiling a mature film talent in director Satyajit Ray.
Metro digs back into 16th-century France for this yarn about the countess Diane de Breze, who became the most powerful woman at the court of King Henry II. Splendidly caparisonned production-wise…
Lensed on location in Arizona in a modern-day setting, the film concerns the bank robbery planned by a cool trio played by Stephen McNally, Lee Marvin and J. Carrol Naish.
Easily one of the best prisoner-of-war yarns to come from any British studio, The Colditz Story is a taut real-life meller, based on the personal experiences of the author, Pat Reid.
Although this has a few hallucinating bits of terror, the film is primarily a creaky-door type of melodrama [from the novel Celle qui n'etait plus by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac]. Its macabre…
Western suspense, combined with action and drama, shape A Man Alone as an okay offering.
While seemingly equipped with all the elements for exciting screenfare, the picture never quite lives up to its promise, having overlooked gripping suspense, the one basic ingredient that would have…
Offbeat Swedish comedy of manners and passions has an unusual lusty comedy manner. It details how a group of badly assorted couples are straightened out one summer night influenced by a strange…
This pulls no punches in showing a rising star's fall into alcoholic degradation that plumbs Skid Row sewers before Alcoholics Anonymous provides the faith and guidance to help her up again. [The…
Based on the novel by William E. Barrett, the film is somewhat provocative, in that its central character is a man who masquerades as a priest. Carrying on this deception is Yank flier Humphrey…
The innovating musical comedy magic that Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II first created when The Theatre Guild produced their Oklahoma! [in 1943] has been captured and, in some details…