Globe Staff

Globe Staff
Globe Staff's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Boston Globe
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T-Meter Title | Year
100% Rebecca (1940) All the old-fashioned charm, the mystery and the originality of treatment which characterized the book may be found in the talkie. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 12, 2021
98% All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) All Quiet on the Western Front is beautifully photographed, and the difficult trench scenes have been reproduced with distinctness and clearness of detail. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2021
99% It Happened One Night (1934) Frank Capra, who directed, has turned out a more than workmanlike job. The production is charming, cheerful and clever. The action may be slight and there are no big dramatic sequences, but the story moves along quickly and adroitly. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2021
91% Cleopatra (1917) Especially effective are the desert scenes... There are furious races across the desert sands, by way of contrast a furious sea battle, and the struggle raging in the city of Alexandria between the armies of Cleopatra and of Octavius Caesar. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2021
72% The Man from Blankley's (1930) Perhaps the fact that it is quite unlike the ordinary comedy will not make it popular among the rank and file. But there are many fllmgoers who will appreciate every subtle touch and delight in the odd persons one sees in the photoplay. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2021
56% Queen of the Nightclubs (1929) While a girlish lisp in the talking scenes rather detract from the drama of the photoplay, [Texas Guinan] makes a most creditable appearance. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2021
85% The Miracle (1912) Of course there is the acting and the wonderful staging to be admired, but even then it is impossible-to lose sight of the ecclesiastical tones. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 26, 2021
78% The Jazz Singer (1927) The Jazz Singer would be a good picture without Vitaphone, but it wouldn't be half as good as it is now. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2021
86% The Way of All Flesh (1927) The Way of All Flesh would be worth seeing if there was nothing else besides Jannings in the cast to recommend it. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
100% The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) The picture Is fully as fantastic and as entrancing as the characters about whom the story revolves. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2021
80% The Private Life of Helen of Troy (1927) Delightful humor pervades the entire production of The Private Life of Helen of Troy. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 5, 2021
94% Daughter of Shanghai (1937) Anna May Wong handles this role as deftly and artistically as she has her many others. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2020
100% Frankenstein (1931) James Whale, director of the picture, may congratulate himself on making a talkie that wont be forgotten, even in those dark midnight moments when one awakes from a sound sleep to feel a prickling of the scalp and a cold sweat. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2020
95% The Champ (1931) Wallace Beery, one of the finest actors In Hollywood, plays the co-starring role with Jackie. It is a real treat for film fans to see the two together. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2020
90% Daughter of the Gods (1916) William Fox has produced the most beautiful, thrilling photoplay that has so far been given in this country. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2020
97% A Night at the Opera (1935) A Night At the Opera is quite the funniest, the most ambitious and the most entertaining of any of the Marx cinema offerings. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
100% Mädchen in Uniform (Girls in Uniform) (Maidens in Uniform) (1931) Hollywood could learn much from Maedchen in Uniform, and while It would be impossible to duplicate such a film... American directors may see the value of imagination and restraint as opposed to bald realism and spectacular "action." - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2020
80% Treasure Island (1920) Maurice Tourneur, producer of the film, has followed the story of the classic faithfully and produced a picture that is packed with red-blooded adventure. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 4, 2020
100% The Battle Cry of Peace (1915) A thrilling and spectacular appeal for American preparedness against war is contained in the stupendous film production, The Battle Cry of Peace. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2020
90% Ravished Armenia (1919) Although the picture did not portray all of the horrors of the Armenian massacres, it was so realistic that a thoughtful silence pervaded the audience as it left the hall, and there was none of the usual chatting and laughter. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 5, 2020
100% Hearts of the World (1918) It is interesting to note that instead of trying to outdo himself in staging gigantic battle scenes, [Griffith] used the great war only as a background for the filming of a simple and attractive love story of tremendous human interest. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 12, 2020
100% The Horitz Passion Play (1897) Every scene is full of life and instinct with grace... The mimic production seemed to have an awe inspiring effect on the audience. There was intense silence during the last scenes, and many a sigh was heaved [at] the picture of Christ being scourged. - Boston Globe EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2020