Beyond the Forest gives Bette Davis a chance to portray the neurotic femme she does so well. The character of Rosa Moline, a woman who yearns for broader vistas than those supplied by the Wisconsin…
You're My Everything is practically a synthesis of all the backstage musicals ever filmed including the songs. The direction doesn't perceptibly freshen the material [based on a story by George…
Blonde is basically a rather silly western farce, loosely concocted. Producer-director-writer Preston Sturges plays his script [based on a story by Earl Felton] with frantic slapstick, stressing raw…
Intruder in the Dust, essentially a murder-mystery melodrama, is threaded with the racial and lynch problems of the south but touches the pros and cons of the subject only lightly.
An intriguing theme, good cast and tight direction combine to make The Walking Hills an out-of-the-way westerner.
Prince of Foxes actually is a fictional incident in the history of the Italian Renaissance general Cesare Borgia, but too often it is slow and plodding in its exposition and execution.
Utilizing liberal flashbacks, the film [from the novel by Don Tracy] unreels the relentless, unswerving devotion of Burt Lancaster for his divorced wife (Yvonne De Carlo). Basically he's an honest…
The Heiress is a meticulous reproduction of the Victorian scene, so faithful to its mores that it is a museum piece.
Mighty Joe Young is fun to laugh at and with, loaded with incredible corn, plenty of humor, and a robot gorilla who becomes a genuine hero. The technical skill of the large staff of experts [led by…
Film deals with a segment of the Battle of the Bulge and is 'dedicated to the battered bastards of Bastogne', those heroic unyielding GIs who were reinspired to the ultimate victory by General…