It’s a lightning strike of glamor worship, melodramatic storytelling, abnormal psychology, and irreducible, airport-paperback frisson.
Capra’s unlikely, uplifting paean to the pitfalls and pleasures of a simple, small-town existence remains a vital work.
A fevered yet clinical study of jealousy, Leave Her to Heaven is probably John M. Stahl’s best-known film.
A fine set of iffy adventure films from a limited but amiable star.
Frank Borzage can be forgiven in thinking that a world that included someone like Margaret Sullavan couldn’t be all that bad.
Like so many of Alfred Hitchcock’s movies, Lifeboat is a deeply Catholic work.
Lifeboat is a very underrated Hitchcock film that deserves serious reexamination.