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Basil Wright

Basil Wright
Basil Wright's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The Spectator

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
67% A Damsel in Distress (1937) The inspired lunacy of the Wodehouse prose style cannot, however, survive the change of medium, and the director has failed to capture the typical Blandings atmosphere.‐ The Spectator
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2018
No Score Yet The Drum (Drums) (1938) The appeal is to the shallower herd instinct, the instinct which prefers, with double instinctiveness, to mistake melodrama for tragedy, and is too willingly moved to tears by a regiment marching-though it knows not whither or why.‐ The Spectator
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2018
100% Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) Angels With Dirty Faces is a very exciting gangster film. The scenario is by Rowland Brown and the direction is by Michael Curtiz, who has a fine sense of visual rhythm.‐ The Spectator
Read More | Posted Jun 14, 2018
100% Black Narcissus (1947) Designed and photographed with an almost breathtaking sense of beauty. ‐ The Spectator
Read More | Posted May 8, 2018
100% The Grapes of Wrath (1940) The Grapes of Wrath is, in fact, the greatest master- piece the screen has ever produced; in it John Ford has established in vivid and inescapable terms the knowledge of good and evil.‐ The Spectator
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2015