Jaime Rebanal ★★★★★ 2
Every last line of dialogue in Sweet Smell of Success signifies greatness. Yes, it comes out of 1957, but that doesn't make it any less significant today, especially within the…
HotDonkeyBear ★★★★★ 3
A near-perfect Film Noir. Billy Wilder takes Raymond Chandler's sensationalist novel and creates a moody, motion picture that's positively dripping with sex, violence and fast talking retorts.
Barbara Stanwyck's femme…
Ruth ★★★★½ 5
Replace Andie MacDowell with a capable actress, and we have ourselves an immortal genre film. As is, it's still marvelous.
I've caught patches of this over the years amongst its…
Vincent Lao ★★★★½ 2
The first and true classic of romantic comedy, Frank Capra’s It Happened One Night brings the signature tone of the genre, and the much needed chemistry of its actors to…
Wes Ball ★★★★★
I'd hate to take a bite out of you. You're a cookie full of arsenic.
It sizzles! It crackles! It never lets up! Alexander Mackendrick's Sweet Smell of Success is…
M. Katherine Rhodes