Cormac 👑’s review published on Letterboxd:
Now that’s more like it.
The year is 1955. A young Stanley Kubrick follows up an amateurish if auspicious debut with a crack at the B-Noir. Whilst many of the problems that plagued his first film return (bland storytelling, boiler-plate characters), this genre is far more suiting to the budding directors style; Giving ample opportunity for Mr. Kubrick to show off that now infamous eye of his.
Bouncing shadows and glinting corridors, shimmering hallways and light-leaked warehouses all flood the screen, providing the means for an aptly moody action thriller. Solid stuff, Stan. Keep it up and you’ll get there yet.