William Brogdon

William Brogdon
William Brogdon's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Variety

Movie Reviews Only

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review

The Lady From Shanghai (1948)

"Script is wordy and full of holes which need the plug of taut story telling and more forthright action." ‐Variety
Posted Feb 10, 2009

High Noon (1952)

"Zinnemann carefully and deliberately makes the most of the mood cast by the threat of impending violence." ‐Variety
Posted Oct 18, 2008

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

"A strong play to the sophisticated dialog and situations is given by Howard Hawks' direction and he maintains the racy air that brings the musical off excellently at a pace that helps cloak the fact that it's rather lightweight, but sexy, stuff." ‐Variety
Posted May 13, 2008

All the King's Men (1949)

"It is a film that vividly impresses, with dramatic sureness the chicanery of politics as have been practiced in the past and may crop up again." ‐Variety
Posted Feb 19, 2008

From Here to Eternity (1953)

"It is an important film from any angle, presenting socko entertainment for big business." ‐Variety
Posted Nov 1, 2007

Shane (1953)

" Wyoming's scenic splendors against which the story is filmed are breathtaking. Sunlight, the shadow of rain storms and the eerie lights of night play a realistic part in making the picture a visual treat." ‐Variety
Posted Jul 2, 2007

Sunset Boulevard (1950)

"...They rate a nod for daring, as well as credit for an all-around filmmaking job that, disregarding the unpleasant subject matter, is a standout." ‐Variety
Posted Jun 28, 2007

The African Queen (1951)

"It is a picture with an unassuming warmth and naturalness..." ‐Variety
Posted Jun 28, 2007

Rear Window (1954)

"Hitchcock combines technical and artistic skills in a manner that makes this an unusually good piece of murder mystery entertainment." ‐Variety
Posted Dec 31, 1999
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