All That Heaven Allows Reviews

October 16, 2007
Hudson is handsome and somewhat wooden. Laconic of speech, and imbued with an angel's patience and understanding, it's at times hard to understand his passion for the widow, what with pretty girls just spoilingfor his attention.
March 25, 2006
Solid and sensible drama plainly had to give way to outright emotional bulldozing and a paving of easy clichs.
February 9, 2006
Beneath the stunningly lovely visuals -- all expressionist colours, reflections, and frames-within-frames, used to produce a precise symbolism -- lies a kernel of terrifying despair
September 4, 2004
A masterpiece (1955) by one of the most inventive and recondite directors ever to work in Hollywood, Douglas Sirk.