With Evelyn Keyes, Frank Faylen

capsule reviews from the WSWS

canadian goose jacket Listed below in alphabetical order are the nearly one thousand capsule film reviews, written and compiled by Marty Jonas and David Walsh, Canada Goose Outlet that appeared on the World Socialist Web Site between March 24, 1998 and December 24, 1999. They include most of the classic Hollywood films that show up on basic cable television in the US. They are posted here as a permanent resource. canadian goose jacket

12 Angry Men (1957) Gripping film that takes place in only one room as 12 jurors struggle to reach a verdict. During the process each reveals his character. Great cast headed by Henry Fonda, Lee J. Marshall. Directed by Sidney Lumet. (MJ)

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Stanley Kubrick’s science fiction epic. A space vehicle heads for Jupiter in search of aliens. One critic, somewhat unfairly, called it a project “so devoid of life and feeling as to render a computer called HAL the most sympathetic character in a jumbled scenario.” Despite silly ending, the film is worth seeing. (DW)

Canada Goose sale 2010 (1984) A nuts canada goose outlet hong kong and bolts sequel that tries (and fails) to answer the riddles of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Though it holds one’s interest and is well made, it lacks the vision, magic, and mystery of the first film. With Keir Dullea, Roy Scheider, and John Lithgow. Directed by Peter Hyams. (MJ) Canada Goose sale

3:10 to Yuma (1957) A modest, yet suspenseful western with Glenn Ford as an outlaw and Van Heflin as the farmer, in need of money, who agrees to watch him until the train arrives. Directed by Delmer Daves. (DW)

400 Blows, The (1959) Franois Truffaut’s semi autobiographical film about a young boy in Paris suffering the canada goose outlet los angeles slings and arrows of everyday, lower middle class life. With Jean Pierre Laud. (DW)

42nd Street (1933) Classic 30s musical, with Warner Baxter as ailing director and Ruby Keeler as the newcomer who is called on at the last moment when the star injures her ankle. With Dick Powell, directed by Lloyd Bacon. (DW)

5,000 Fingers of Dr. Seuss. With Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Tommy Rettig, and the manic Hans Conried. (MJ)

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Abominable Dr. Phibes, The (1971) Vincent Price stars in this very strange, baroque horror film about a man who devises imaginative forms of revenge. Price’s character has been injured in an accident, so he speaks but never moves his lips an eerie touch. Directed by Robert Fuest. Griffith, director of the notorious pro Ku Klux Klan Birth of a Nation, made this biography of the US president who freed the slaves. One commentator noted that his “art had become so deceptively simple by the time of Abraham Lincoln (1930) that most critics assumed he was in a state of stylistic decline.” (DW)

Ace in the Hole (1951) Billy Wilder’s highly bitter film about canada goose outlet niagara falls a down on his luck reporter who exploits a https://www.ferienhaus-starnberger-see.de man trapped in a deep cave for the sake of a big story. Fifty years later, with the media even more ravenous and cynical, the film is still timely. Kirk Douglas is outstanding in the kind of snarling role he perfected. With Jan Sterling. Also known as The Big Carnival. (MJ)

Canada Goose online Across the Pacific (1942) World War II spy and action drama, with Humphrey Bogart as an army officer cashiered so that he can make contact with pro Japanese forces. John Huston directed. (DW) Canada Goose online

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uk canada goose Actress, The (1953) The film is based on the experiences of Ruth Gordon struggling to be a stage performer in the early part of the century in Massachusetts. With Jean Simmons, Spencer Tracy, and a youthful Anthony Perkins. George Cukor directed. (DW) uk canada goose

canada goose black friday sale Adam’s Rib (1949) One of canada goose outlet england the stronger Spencer Tracy Katharine Hepburn films, in which the two find themselves on opposing sides in the court case of a woman (the wonderful Judy Holliday) who has shot and wounded her philandering husband (Tom Ewell). Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin wrote the script; George Cukor directed. (DW) canada goose black friday sale

Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The (1989) The tall tales of the German baron are retold by Terry Gilliam in his typical brilliant but sprawling style. With John Neville and too much Robin Williams. (MJ)

Adventures of canada goose black friday sale Robin Hood, The (1938) Lively, eye catching version of the Robin Hood story, with Errol Flynn, Olivia de Haviland, Basil Rathbone and Claude Rains. Directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley, with an award winning score by Wolfgang Korngold. (DW)

canada goose clearance sale Affair to Remember, An (1957) Leo McCarey directed this remake of his own 1939 Love Affair (Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer), this time with Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. A shipboard romance has unexpected complications on land. Sentimental, but it has something. (DW) canada goose clearance sale

After Hours (1985) Griffin Dunne is a young upwardly mobile professional who has a rough night in lower Manhattan in Martin Scorsese’s not terribly funny comedy. (DW)

After the Thin Man (1936) Nick and Nora canada goose outlet orlando Charles (William Powell and Myrna Loy), the urbane detectives, go after a murderer in San Francisco. Based on the characters created by Dashiell Hammett. James Stewart is in this one, one of the better in canada goose outlets uk the series. Van Dyke. (DW)

canada goose coats on sale Against All Odds (1984) Decent remake of the 1947 film noir Out of the Past. Good performances by Jeff Bridges, Rachel Ward, and James uk stockists of canada goose jackets Woods. Directed by Taylor Hackford. (MJ) canada goose coats on sale

Age of Innocence, The (1993) Martin Scorsese’s disappointingly flat, unironic filming of Edith Wharton’s extraordinary novel about New York society in the 1870s. Worth seeing, however. (DW)Air Force (1943) An early American World War II film, about the inner workings of a bomber crew. Typical Howard Hawks concern with a group of professionals at work. With Arthur Kennedy, John Garfield, George Tobias, Harry Carey. (DW)

Alexander Nevsky (1938) Soviet director Sergei Eisenstein’s famous film, about a 13th century Russian prince (Nikolai cheap canada goose Cherkassov) who leads an army that repels Germanic invaders, obviously paralleling the contemporary situation. Some brilliant moments, but the Russian nationalism is hard to take. (DW)

Alfie (1966) Somewhat unpleasant film about cockney playboy, played memorably by Michael Caine, from the play by Bill Naughton. With Shelley Winters, Jane Asher and Eleanor Bron, among others. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. (DW)

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