In Harm's Way Reviews

September 1, 2020
Preminger's direction is competent, but uninspired. He has a bad habit of making everything much too explicit, and the film is over-long.
August 27, 2019
To the lack of coherence that Preminger demonstrates throughout the film, we add the complete disinterest by flat and blurred characters. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 13, 2019
Why did so normally astute a trend setter as Mr. Preminger decide to make a Pacific-war melodrama ten years too late?
December 12, 2006
Thematically, this WWII drama is a typical John Wayne fare--the Duke imparts lessons of manhood and honor--but technically, it's an atypical Preminger movie, slow-paced and shapeless.
February 9, 2006
It goes on and on, the slowness exacerbated by Preminger's customary long takes and by the endless parade of star cameos.
October 9, 2005
September 28, 2005
A colossal bore.
January 2, 2005
Epic WWII production plays like star-studded soap opera at times.
November 19, 2004
March 24, 2004
March 12, 2004
November 5, 2003
Preminger seems happier with long transition shots of the Hawaiian Islands and military class ships than it does with creating rhythm in the film's narrative.
December 30, 2002