Kate Cameron

Kate Cameron
Kate Cameron's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): New York Daily News
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Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
4/4 85% The Power and the Glory (1933) Because of its originality, however, and because of the fine acting and direction, The Power and the Glory deserves to be placed among the most distinguished pictures of the year. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2021
3/4 98% Modern Times (1936) While he has borrowed a few symbolic touches from the Russian picture makers, there is nothing of real significance in Chaplin s work except his earnest desire, and his really great ability, to entertain. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted May 6, 2021
3.5/4 93% The Hitch-hiker (1953) The action is taut throughout and Miss Lupino has done a fine job of directing her own story. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2021
3/4 90% Babes in Arms (1939) Mickey performs with all the youthful vigor he is capable of throwing into a screen role. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2021
3.5/4 92% The Defiant Ones (1958) [Tony Curtis] gives the best performance of his screen career... Poitier is impressive, find Miss Williams gives a fine performance in the part of the lonely farm girl. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 29, 2021
3/4 93% Intruder in the Dust (1949) While we may not like what we see on the screen, we must admit that Brown's intention in capturing the Faulkner yarn on film was a meritorious one. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2021
2/4 97% Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror (Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens) (Nosferatu the Vampire) (1922) The action of the picture is so disconnected as to make the continuity confusing. However, this one certainly holds interest, for its extreme weirdness and its unusual photography. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 8, 2021
3/4 81% The Man With the Golden Arm (1955) It is not a pretty sight and certainly not fit for the young. But, it is brilliantly acted by the principals. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2020
3/4 92% Tevye (1939) Miriam Riselle, who plays the leading feminine role, is an accomplished actress of the Yiddish school. Her performance is second in excellence only to that of the star. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2020
3.5/4 60% Cheyenne Autumn (1964) James R. Webb's screenplay, Ford's direction and the splendid acting of the cast make this an impressive film. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2020
3/4 100% Emil and the Detectives (1964) It is a picture that will intrigue and delight children as well as adults. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2020
No Score Yet Show Them No Mercy (1935) Cesar Romero... is excellent as the leader of the gang, but it is Bruce Cabot, as the drunken Pitch, who is the toughest and hardest criminal to reach the screen in a long time. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
97% A Night at the Opera (1935) Their latest picture is, in my estimation, the funniest they've ever made... [director Sam Wood] keeps the story moving at a fast pace and lets the gags fall where they are sure to do the most good. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
3.5/4 90% Gilda (1946) If it's escape you want in a movie, you will find surcease from the worry of today's scary headlines at the Music Hall, where Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford are pitted against each other in a lusty battle of hate and love. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
4/4 97% Double Indemnity (1944) Barbara Stanwyck has given many interesting portrayals of femininity on the screen, but she has never presented as subtle and indelible a characterization as the one of Phyllis Dietrichson in "Double Indemnity." - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2020
3.5/4 98% Home of the Brave (1949) In its probing of that sore spot in the social set-up of our republic, the screen-play is frank and to the point, mincing hardly any words and using few circumlocutions in reaching its decent conclusions. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2020
96% To Be or Not to Be (1942) It isn't, I am sorry to say, Lubitsch's most intriguing comedy, nor is it the best of Jack Benny vehicles, but it will do until another buggy comes along. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
97% The Misfits (1961) Gable has never done anything better on the screen, nor has Miss Monroe. Gable's acting is vibrant and lusty, hers true to the character as written by Miller. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
3.5/4 94% It's a Wonderful Life (1946) While it isn't the best picture to come out of Hollywood this year, nor is it Capra's masterpiece, it tells a good story and its conclusion has a heart-warming effect on the audience. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2016
4/4 95% Some Like It Hot (1959) The funniest comedy I've seen in years. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2016
3/4 98% Marty (1955) It is a sentimental, heart-warming, simple story of a couple of ugly ducklings who find compensation for their lack of good looks in each other's love. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2016
3/4 No Score Yet Bwana Devil (1952) In the case of Oboler's film, the story is, for once, not the most important thing about it. Rather, the manner in which it is presented becomes of prime interest. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2016
4/4 95% Hamlet (1948) Altogether Hamlet is one of the most impressive films ever made and, so far as Shakespeare's work is concerned, it need never be done again on stage nor for the screen, as the Olivier production... may stand for all time as THE Hamlet. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2016
4/4 83% The Sound of Music (1965) Appealing to the whole family and giving Julie Andrews a chance to sing and perform charmingly, it presents Christopher Plummer as Captain Von Trapp, a role that is sure to enhance the popularity of this fine actor. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2016
4/4 93% Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Lean and photographer Fred A. Young have combined their artistic talents in an evocation of the Arabian desert that makes it both terrifying and deeply moving in its lonely grandeur. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2016
4/4 100% Pinocchio (1940) Walt Disney has waved his magic wand over Collodi's world-famous fairy story, "Pinocchio," and presto! he has changed it into the most enchanting film ever brought to the screen. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2016
4/4 78% Peter Pan (1953) A delightful entertaining film that will appeal to the young and the not-so young alike. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2016
4/4 89% Sleeping Beauty (1959) It is a picture that will charm the young and tickle adults, since the old fairy tale has been transferred to the screen by a Disney who kept his tongue in his cheek throughout the film's animation. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2016
4/4 99% The Wizard of Oz (1939) Judy Garland is perfectly cast as Dorothy. She is as clever a little actress as she is a singer and her special style of vocalizing is ideally adapted to the music of the picture. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2015
4/4 96% Miracle on 34th Street (1947) It is light, it is charming, it is delightfully funny and completely captivating. It is all that, and something more. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2015
4/4 99% Citizen Kane (1941) Some day, and the time won't be long in arriving, Welles will be the greatest director in Hollywood. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 30, 2015
98% Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) The film is as charming as it is novel in conception and execution and it is so bound to appeal as strongly to grown-ups as to youngsters. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2015
95% Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) [Taylor] is nothing less than brilliant as the shrewish, slovenly. blasphemous, frustrated, slightly wacky, alcoholic wife of a meek, unambitious assistant professor of history at a university, over which her father reigns as president. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 10, 2015
92% West Side Story (1961) Natalie Wood, who was made a hit in the Kazan-Inge production of Splendor In the Grass and is the most promising young star of today, gives a fine dramatic performance. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2015
4/4 95% My Fair Lady (1964) For those who've seen the stage show, My Fair Lady give complete satisfaction and those who will see and hear the musical for the first time will be enchanted by it. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2015
4/4 92% From Here to Eternity (1953) There isn't a dull moment in the picture. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2015
4/4 95% The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) It is a stirring drama of World War II, in which Spiegel has had the excellent help of British director David Lean, in charge of the action, and of a fine company of international players. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2015
96% An American in Paris (1951) Inspired by the late George Gershwin's impressionistic musical suite of the same name, the picture is one of the finest musicals Hollywood has ever produced. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2015
4/4 90% Gone With the Wind (1939) There has never been a picture like David O. Selznick's production of Gone With the Wind. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2015
4/4 99% On the Waterfront (1954) Kazan over-emphasized the last sequence in the film, but on the whole, his fine direction shows in the strength and power of the dramatic action on the screen. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2015
4/4 99% All About Eve (1950) All About Eve is not only a brilliant and clever portrait of an actress, it is a downright funny film, from its opening scene to the final fadeout. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 22, 2015
95% All the King's Men (1949) It is one of the most vital and honest films to come out of Hollywood in a long time. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 20, 2015
82% Tom Jones (1963) A fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek movie about an engaging foundling. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2015
83% A Man for All Seasons (1966) It is profoundly stirring in its dramatic conception, appealing as it does to the mind, heart, eye and ear. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2015
93% You Can't Take It With You (1938) The comedy moves smoothly and briskly under Capra's canny method of direction. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2015
89% How Green Was My Valley (1941) One of the outstanding film productions of the year. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2015
81% Gigi (1958) With so many outstanding performances in the film, it is to Maurice Chevalier's great credit that he is able to steal the show. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2015
99% It Happened One Night (1934) The direction is excellent. Frank Capra never lets his picture lag for a moment. It is never very exciting, but it moves along snappily and it is full of amusing situations. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2015
93% Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) The case of the crew against the insane cruelty and avariciousness of Capt. Bligh is so powerfully presented that the injustice done to the men gets under one's skin to stir up a variety of emotion. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2015
64% The Great Ziegfeld (1936) The producers are to be congratulated on every phase of the beautiful production except their lack of courage cutting the film. - New York Daily News EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2015