Barabbas is technically a fine job of work, reflecting big thinking and infinite patience on the parts of producer Dino De Laurentiis and director Richard Fleischer. In Technirama 70 and shot in…
Written and directed by himself from the 'nightmare' novel by Franz Kafka, Orson Welles' film may well delight film buffs and startle or irritate many others.
This stunning film is a sombre tragedy [from Yasuhiko Takiguchi's novel] giving off deep rage against militarism, political systems and beliefs that do not allow for a rational human outlook or…
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.
A celebrated television show, later a critical, artistic and popular hit on the stage, the Fred Coe production was directed by Arthur Penn, who staged the legit version, and stars Anne Bancroft and…
Metro's 1962 version of Mutiny on the Bounty, after some two years of gestation and strenuous labor pains, emerges a physically superlative entertainment. It may be somewhat short of genuine dramatic…
Unusual offbeater could be pegged a parable, social satire as a dream film. It has power and solidity.
Roughly the Japanese equivalent of an American Western, Sanjuro brings to the screen an epic hero far more formidable than the celebrated tall men and top guns of the 19th century Yankee frontier…
The recipe is potent: Cary Grant and Doris Day in the old cat-and-mouse game. The gloss of That Touch of Mink however, doesn't obscure an essentially threadbare lining. In seeming to throw off a…
Middle-aged cocksureness, arrogance and incomprehension versus teenage revolt, with a young woman as a sort of arbiter, is the theme of this lively and inventive little pic.
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…