Brittle Chandler characters have been transferred to the screen with punch by Howard Hawks' production and direction, providing full load of rough, tense action most of the way.
Only rabid Dickensians will find fault with the present adaptation, and paradoxically only lovers of Dickens will derive maximum pleasure from the film.
The Stranger is socko melodrama, spinning an intriguing web of thrills and chills. Director Orson Welles gives the production a fast, suspenseful development, drawing every advantage from the…
With the shoeshine boys of Rome's streets as background, this film is a preachment on Italian juvenile delinquency. Producers used real shoeshine boys and the absence of experienced actors works out…
Deception, a story of matrimonial lies that builds to a murder climax, gives Bette Davis a potent vehicle. Plot is backed with lavish production, strong playing of a story loaded with femme interest…
The filming by Paramount of "The Lost Weekend" marks a particularly outstanding achievement in the Hollywood setting. The psychiatric study of an alcoholic, it is an unusual picture. It is intense…
Looking down from a very lush heaven, as Florenz Ziegfeld (William Powell) does in prolog of this film super, the Great Zieggy would be dazzled by color, sets and routines far above the capacities of…
In this tale [from an original story by Thomas Monroe and Laszlo Gorog] about the four loves of Susan Darell (Joan Fontaine), producer Hal B. Wallis has invested the picture with considerable…
Universal has brought all of its terror figures - Dracula, the Wolf-man and Frankenstein's Monster - together in a nifty thriller for the chiller trade.
As a film Walk is not so sunny. It is distinguished for some excellent, earthy GI dialog, but the author has failed to achieve a proper fusing of dialog and situation. Too frequently he is given to…