Gilda Reviews

November 19, 2020
For an hour or so the spectator has been sufficiently beguiled by the prevailing air of mystery... But about this time he may begin to have a nasty suspicion, subsequently confirmed, that nothing is going to happen except Miss Hayworth.
November 19, 2020
Staggering around with this plot on their shoulders, the players, all of them competent, have a lot of trouble being convincing, particularly with the dialogue provided.
November 19, 2020
[Gilda] is a confused, preposterous fable, akin, we fancy, to the phantasms conjured up in a marihuana dream.
August 26, 2020
Despite close and earnest attention to this nigh-onto-two-hour film, this reviewer was utterly baffled by what happened on the screen. To our average register of reasoning, it simply did not make sense.
August 26, 2020
Beyond the characters, there is little to make Gilda as distinguished a movie as it pretends to be.
August 26, 2020
Never was there such a mingling of intense looks over champagne glasses and silences meant to be significant, but looks and silences alike fail in their effect.
August 30, 2002