Nightmare Alley Reviews

March 2, 2018
Scripter Jules Furthman and Director Edmund Goulding have ... seldom forgotten that the original novel they were adapting is essentially intelligent trash; and they have never forgotten that on the screen pretty exciting things can be made of trash.
August 2, 2007
Alongside Todd Browning's Freaks, this is a brilliantly grim assessment of humanity's place in the cruel circus of life.
July 23, 2005
...worth a look, if only for Power's engaging, electrifying performance.
June 4, 2005
will haunt you for days
January 14, 2005
A cult classic.
February 15, 2002
One of the odder products of Hollywood's golden age.
February 6, 2002
A strange and rather sick movie made by highly talented people.
February 6, 2002
A terrific movie, pulled off with a tremendous amount of skill.
February 6, 2002
A middle of the road drama that has a lot going for it in certain key areas.
February 6, 2002
Neither a great movie nor even a classic noir but it has a great ambition to be daring and, once seen, is not easily forgotten.
February 6, 2002
Power used his almost irritating handsomeness as a subversive tool.