A dark and twisting noir that revels in the darkest aspects of human nature. Wilder spins his tale with typical efficiency and nuance, benefiting greatly from brilliant performances from MacMurray, Stanwyck, and Robinson and richly evocative cinematography and dialogue. One of the definitive examples of the sub-genre and one Wilder's sparkling gems
Zwick manages to empty out any possible weight or artistry from this rather remarkable true story. If it were as good as the beautiful score, we'd have something here. What we do have is merely competent and not particularly memorable.
Pixar's leanest bit of storytelling and the most beautifully animated. Unlike other Pixar films, 'Nemo' doesn't struggle to appeal to both kids and adults. Its pertinent themes flow easily out of its accessible and touching narrative. Ellen Degenerous gives perhaps the best voice-over performance ever in one of the best Pixar casts (Albert Brooks, William Dafoe, Geoffrey Rush, nuff said).