Johnny O'Clock Reviews
April 6, 2020
The caustically epigrammatic script, the cast's suavely controlled gestures of love and menace, and Rossen's thrillingly restrained and stylishly assertive images... make this pugnacious yet intricate spectacle a hidden classic of the genre.
July 6, 2010
Although the plot follows a familiar pattern, the characterizations are fresh and the performances good enough to overbalance.
June 24, 2006
Despite good performances and fine camerawork from Burnett Guffey, Rossen's first film as director is a disappointingly flat thriller.