William Brogdon

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

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
84% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2009
96% High Noon (1952) Zinnemann carefully and deliberately makes the most of the mood cast by the threat of impending violence. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2008
98% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2008
97% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 19, 2008
92% From Here to Eternity (1953) It is an important film from any angle, presenting socko entertainment for big business. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 1, 2007
97% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2007
98% 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 EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2007
98% The African Queen (1951) It is a picture with an unassuming warmth and naturalness... - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 28, 2007
100% Rear Window (1954) Hitchcock combines technical and artistic skills in a manner that makes this an unusually good piece of murder mystery entertainment. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 1, 2000