The reason to see "Dark Passage" is Bogie and his #1 leading lady, and they don’t disappoint.
Falls prey to two common problems: (1) predictable, uninspired humor, and (2) inept attempts to inject drama into the proceedings during the last act.
Gives us a chance to reconnect with characters we fell for in 2004 and discover that, although we may have aged, our affinity for them remains constant.
With solid performances and a sensitive screenplay, "The Valley" offers a window overlooking a heartbreakingly common situation whose signs remain elusive.
Unappealing and stale, a barely-watchable combination of clichés and irrelevant tangents.
An old-fashioned character piece, more dramatic than comedic in tone but leavened with occasional humor.
A poorly-designed heist leads to a surprisingly lackluster experience, unless you’re on hand primarily for the fun of seeing eight talented actresses interacting.
With its flashy action sequences and Tarantino-wannabe vibe, the movie tries hard to be hip and edgy but ends up simply being uneven.
Poorly constructed endings can leave an unpleasant aftertaste even for movies that are otherwise mostly solid. That’s the case here.
Although it’s fair to argue that "The Deer Hunter" contains moments of brilliance, the film as a whole is undone by its length.