A well-made but schizophrenic film that marked the end of Gary Cooper's film acting career, the peak of Charlton Heston's and the beginning for Richard Harris.
Director Sidney Lumet forces us to feel the heightened emotions of the room via cinematography.
Dismissed in its day for an epic approach to a tragic love triangle, "Ryan's Daughter" has been rightfully revived as a seminal work in David Lean's oeuvre.
While I'd never put it on my list of the 10 greatest Disney pictures, it is cute, and Knotts & Conway are a hoot.
“Dragnet” is pokey next to its peers. Then again, like many prototypes, it’s a merely sufficient expression of possibility without refinement of later versions.
In the “Class of …” series, Nick Rogers takes a monthly look back at films celebrating either their 20th or 30th anniversary of initial release this year — six from 1997 and seven from 1987 (the extra in a forthcoming double-feature column). The rules: No Oscar nominees and no films that were among either year’s top-10 box-office […]
It stands as a poignant bookend to a hefty cinematic saga — and the film that brought Film Yapper Sam Watermeier into the world.