Use of added sound makes Abie a different matter. Most of the serious religious material is eliminated and the story treatment greatly lightened. Accompanying score is skillfully done, an…
The Docks of New York is not Josef von Sternberg's greatest. But it's a corking program picture, thanks to George Bancroft, a good story and Julian Johnson's titles.
This jazz epic [from Josephine Lovett's newspaper serial] follows the title, is sumptuously mounted, gets plenty of playing from three girls and is sufficiently physically teasing.
Some stories are just naturally poison for screen purposes and Dorothy Scarborough's novel here shows itself a conspicuous example. Everything a high pressure, lavishly equipped studio, expert…
The plot deals with a Damon and Pythias friendship between two rough and tumble seamen. A Girl in Every Port is packed with sex, but has not romance; it has a dozen ingenues and no heroine. Of all…
No denying Greta Garbo. Her beauty is of a simple sort; nothing exotic or hectic - just a super-pretty blonde. And director Victor Seastrom knows just how to handle her.
Sergei Eisenstein's classic evocation of the Bolshevik Revolution, October is epic filmmaking that shows Eisenstein's strengths and weaknesses. Eisenstein himself considered October a failure, and…
Left of all the footage on Wed ding March are 10 reels, with the finish where intermission would have been had the picture come in for $2 with the rest of it. Also remaining is a ponderous slow…
A drab actionless story of ungodly length and apparently telling nothing. The longness of the picture suggests it was designed for a Metro special, but on what, only its authors, John V.A. Weaver and…
There are seven songs sung by Al Jolson, four seemingly new, with one, 'Sonny Boy', plugged as the theme number, sung by Jolson at three different points. Others are 'Keep Smiling at Trouble'…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$22.2M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$15.7M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$11.6M Warner Brothers / New Line