In Experiment Perilous and Berlin Express, Tourneur is interested in desires and ideals—the optimistic as well as the dark.
The plot holes in Marion Parsonnet's script suggest that this film, too, is living dangerously.
They represent some of the best (and worst) movie metaphors in the history of cinematic speculative fiction. Here's how we rate the Apes' films, from worst to first.
In Alain Robbe-Grillet's cinema, one ought to be wary of men who play games.
As with much art, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes signposts situations we'd otherwise ignore or try to avoid, provides insights, and provokes questions. This film, like all great art, is alive, vital, and transcendent.
Despite the film’s hipster soundtrack and depiction of twenty-something malaise, it ultimately embraces the human spirit and all of the sentimentality that goes with it.
When coming of age movies are measured years from now, Boyhood will be the benchmark for artistic achievement and cinematic scope.
Ruthless reveals a message about capitalism that, if ubiquitous, rings true.
Andre De Toth's noir-ish western, Ramrod, is notable for its examination of doubles; almost every character has someone else who matches their identity.
Operation Petticoat, one of post-war America's more popular war flicks, is an example of the era's basically conservative teases.