Josephine O'Neill

Josephine O'Neill
Josephine O'Neill's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Sydney Morning Herald Daily Telegraph (Australia)

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
No Score Yet Sealed Verdict (1948) The same settings of the ruined city, the same handsome uniforms, give the watcher the impression that Marlene Dietrich is going to stroll out from behind the nearest heap of rubble. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
No Score Yet Family Honeymoon (1948) This thoroughly domestic comedy will appeal more to the older fans. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
No Score Yet Nora Prentiss (1947) A different actor might have helped Nora Prentiss to obtain the punchy melodrama success that the Warner Bros. have made their own. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
No Score Yet Deep Valley (1947) A production which fails for the lack of just the right casting. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
No Score Yet Deep Waters (1948) Cesar Romero, as a Portuguese fisherman, steals the film. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
No Score Yet My Brother's Keeper (1948) [Jack] Warner himself, in an odd role for him, gives a strong, impression of the corrupted charmer, who erupts into violence. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
No Score Yet Apartment for Peggy (1948) Apartment For Peggy was written by Faith Baldwin, who knows just how much salt of truth to blend with the sweetness of a happy-ever-after tale. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
No Score Yet Love and Learn (1947) Some labored nonsense about a Park Avenue heiress and two penniless song-writers gets the scuffled work it deserves from Martha Vickers, Janis Paige, Jack Carson, and Bob Hutton (that ersatz Jimmy Stewart). - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet The Verdict (1946) This is a gaslight thriller without romance. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet The Upturned Glass (1947) Yet in spite of its original plot... The Upturned Glass is a muted, fairly rambling affair. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet Theirs is the Glory (1945) It is almost impossible to believe that this fine and grim film is not an actual flaring record of battle. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet The Long Night (1947) RKO'S film dissipates its suspense and its reality gradually -- because of a timid script. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet Frieda (1947) Basil Dearden's plain, modulated direction, which leaves a doubt even in the happy ending... is exactly right for such a story. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet Killer McCoy (1947) Rooney himself (someone has clamped down upon his usual exaggerations) does well. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet The Prince Of Thieves (1948) The kids may love it, but any adult will just have to sweat it out. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet I Walk Alone (1948) Now that I come to think of it, the whole melodrama, like [Kristine] Miller, is intolerably chic. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
89% Possessed (1947) Possessed faintly echoes Lost Weekend, Seventh Veil - and has one camera shot straight from Stairway to Heaven. It is, however, a powerful and effective document - from which the susceptible will totter. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet One More Tomorrow (1946) This film was well under way before I grasped that we were seeing a re-make of Philip Barry's comedy-drama. The Animal Kingdom. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet Song of Arizona (1946) A sentimentally handled ranch for homeless boys, and an old bang-bang Western. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet Fiesta (1947) Ricardo Montalban commands this film; I'd like to see his second one. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 11, 2019
No Score Yet Burma Victory (1945) It spring vigorously... telling the startling and little-known story of the 14th Army's campaigns. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2019
No Score Yet Janie Gets Married (1946) Any filmgoer can recite the plot in his sleep. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 9, 2019
No Score Yet In His Steps (1936) Cecilia Parker and Eric Linden have youthful charm, old Harry Beresford and Roger Imhof rise with massive dignity above its inadequate treatment. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
No Score Yet The Heart of a Nation (1943) [Contains] individual sequences of enchanting or moving realism - from the family wedding to the night-club sequence. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
100% Canyon Passage (1946) Only a rambling script, which settles down to a jog-trot through magnificent Technicolor backgrounds of Oregon lake and timber, prevents it from being a film of this or any other week. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
No Score Yet Caravan (1949) A glut of rich, preposterous entertainment. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
No Score Yet The Time of Their Lives (The Ghost Steps Out) (1946) Quite blithe spirits. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
No Score Yet Shadowed (1946) Columbia spends an hour showing a feeble duel betwen the family man and the counterfeit gang. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
No Score Yet I'll Be Yours (1947) Deanna Durbin who has latterly played truant from sweet society, returns to her traditionally winsome self in Universal's carefully tailored comedy. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
No Score Yet California (1946) Technicolor becomes Barbara Stanwyck, that masterfully sure actress, with unsuspected charms. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2019
No Score Yet Murder in the Music Hall (1946) The result is slightly difficult to swallow. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2019
No Score Yet Lady Luck (1946) The story, which is spiced by the Las Vegas backgrounds, is amusing but over-anxious in repeated detail. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2019
No Score Yet Joe Palooka, Champ (1946) Elsye Knox is a sweet, if rather sophisticated Anne; and the moral tone re-mains high. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2019
No Score Yet The Bamboo Blonde (1946) Miss Langford, in spite of that blonde hair, and those cleavage gowns. Is oddly prim. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
73% Green for Danger (1947) [Director Sidney] Gilliat's urbane treatment presents the whole story not to terrify but entertain; and he does .this very well. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
76% Boomerang! (1947) An excellent film. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
No Score Yet Suspense (1946) Builds up to the promise of its title. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
No Score Yet Heartbeat (1946) Heartbeat is more beguiling than it deserves. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
No Score Yet The Green Promise (1949) Artless. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
86% He Walked by Night (1948) Producer Bryan Foy, using the crisp documentary way of telling a true story, gives his characters an easy treatment, and leavens his action with economic touch of humor. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
No Score Yet Any Number Can Play (1949) [I] still cannot understand why this is supposed to be a Metro feature film. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
No Score Yet Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948) Its people are strong, its dialogue is frank, and it gives a lively picture of a coarsely rich period. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
No Score Yet The Senator Was Indiscreet (1947) A broadly amusing, grown-up satire. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
20% Copacabana (1947) Four Marx Brothers made history, but one Marx cannot make a film. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 4, 2019
No Score Yet The Marriage of Figaro (Figaros hochzeit) (1950) Although the opera has been cut, the film still runs to surprising length, and is a test for those who are not swept away by opera in any form. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
No Score Yet Holiday Camp (1947) This film is episodic, with some fascinating human material enriching its conventional novelette plots. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
No Score Yet That's My Man (1947) [A] dragging sentimental film. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
No Score Yet Our Hearts Were Growing Up (1946) Paramount has deliciously re-created the 1920's; but if you don't remember that period, the joke will seem too thin. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
No Score Yet While the Sun Shines (1947) Joyous entertainment. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019
No Score Yet This Man Is Mine (1946) Harry Morse does well as the civilian fiance; and Agnes Lauchlan scores as that novel-writing cook. - Daily Telegraph (Australia) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 3, 2019