In a Lonely Place Reviews

November 22, 2017
Humphrey Bogart's world-weariness and romanticism take on something brutal and misogynist in this 1950 noir masterpiece directed by Nicholas Ray - and it's a marvellous performance by Gloria Grahame.
November 24, 2014
Few movies suggest such a forthright flaying of their director's soul.
November 17, 2011
The genre trappings of this noir masterpiece don't matter a whit. There's a murder and a mystery, but whodunnit? is just the punch line to the gut.
July 15, 2009
The grayest, most morally ambiguous of film noirs -- and arguably the most self-reflexive.
October 23, 2007
It's a breathtaking work, and a key citation in the case for confession as suitable material for art.
October 23, 2007
Director Nicholas Ray maintains nice suspense. Bogart is excellent. Gloria Grahame, as his romance, also rates kudos.
June 24, 2006
Never were despair and solitude so romantically alluring.
March 25, 2006
A superior cut of melodrama.