Macao Reviews

March 18, 2009
a load of atmosphere and malarkey in search of a coherent storyline
October 23, 2007
An exciting film noir entry, steaming up the screen with sultry, sexy Russell and a somnambulistic Mitchum who manage to clinch often, despite their sneering disregard for each other.
October 23, 2007
Sternberg's personality survives; what's missing is the soul that might have turned the artifice and self-parody into poetry.
February 4, 2007
...a slow-paced, thoroughly dull piece of work...
June 24, 2006
What is so enjoyable, apart from Harry Wild's shimmering camerawork, is the tongue-in-cheek tone of the script and performances, best evidenced in the sparkling banter and innuendo between Mitchum and Russell.
March 25, 2006
All the other ingredients, including Miss Russell's famed physique, are pretty much the same as have been tumbled into previous cheesecakes with Jane and Bob.
July 5, 2005
One of Robert Mitchum's weaker movies
January 12, 2005
If you are looking for an underrated film noir gem--that somehow got swept under the rug--this is it!
August 18, 2004
Stylish noir from Sternberg.