Arriving at the tail end of the G-man and gangster cycle, Dr Socrates hasn't the vigor of some of its predecessors, but the constant and basic threat of violence is always present.
Bette Davis' first starring venture allows her to go high, wide and handsome on the emotions. She takes 'em all in a stride that saves the yarn from dying by its own befuddlement.
This one is Hollywood at its very best. For plot the scenarists have used, with some variations, the first two books of the Charles Nordhoff-James Hall Norman trilogy on the mutiny of Fletcher…
Paul Muni is a Mexican, and does it realistically and effectively. He's a kid who's worked hard in night school and finally manages to pass a legal examination in Los Angeles. But he loses his first…
Big Broadcast of 1936 is a film broadcaster of plenty of names and considerable entertainment. It hasn't much story, but the lack won't bother much.
Powerful story of an actress and mother love. Kay Francis plays both a young woman and an aging, bespectacled aunt. As the Stella Parish of the London stage she is always a cameo of film loveliness…
A good horror flicker. Just vaguely 'suggested' by the Edgar Allen Poe classic, the adaptation wanders not a little, but the basic romance is wisely kept to the fore, and Bela Lugosi, as the…
Another chill-and-chuckle play scoring a bullseye. Yarn was developed by Bella and Sam Spewack from a novel [American Black Chamber] by Herbert O. Yardley, in the War Department intelligence office…
Charles Dickens did not write with the idea of being dramatized. The strange charm of his characters is more important than the fidelity of his characterizations. It was almost an adventure to try to…
Breezy romance, with plenty of entertainment. Fred MacMurray and Ray Milland love the girl, the one as a matter-of-fact mugg, the other as a semi-cad son of an English duke. Claudette Colbert is…
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman
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Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures