“Take a Letter, Darling” is a nice return to form for director Mitchell Leisen, but still lacks the qualities present in his best films.
MGM has cast Van Heflin in another crime thriller, this time as a private eye trying to solve a murder in Grand Central Station.
William Dieterle breathes life into a dull jazz story with energetic montages and music sequences in “Syncopation.”
John Huston’s second film is a far cry from his smashing detective story “The Maltese Falcon”: this new picture is a woefully overacted melodrama.
Paramount has a new star with Alan Ladd, and one of the best pictures of the year with “This Gun For Hire.”
The new documentary from Frontier Films retells the struggles of midthirties unions.
Bela Lugosi, barely even in this cheap thriller from Monogram, is not remotely compelling enough to make up for its ludicrous story.
A wildly entertaining fourth adaptation of Rex Beach’s novel “The Spoilers” delivers plenty of action, and a great ensemble cast.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello shift from Universal to MGM with the unbearable “Rio Rita,” their first film at the studio.
Based on a 1939 serial from The Saturday Evening Post, Charles Vidor’s The Tuttles of Tahiti is an thoroughly uninspired comedy made all the...