Florence Bates

Florence Bates

Florence Bates Quick Links

Film RSS

A Letter To Three Wives Review


Excellent
It's almost too clever. Joseph L. Mankiewicz's biting story presents three girlfriends headed out for a day trip who receive a letter addressed to the group -- the writer, one Addie Ross, has run off with one of their husbands. But which one?

What follows is some of the best dialogue to come out of the postwar era, a parlor room mystery as we dig into the pasts of the three women to try and figure out which husband has had enough. Keeps you on the edge of your seat but, boy, does the film take itself seriously at times.

Continue reading: A Letter To Three Wives Review

The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Review


Weak
James Thurber hated this adaptation of his short story, and I'm no huge fan of it, either. Danny Kaye is frenetically interested as Walter Mitty, a man so bored with his job and his life that he daydreams himself into fantastic situations (thug, gambler, wild west outlaw, and so on), with hilarious results. Well, not that hilarious... the film is repetitious to a fault, with Kaye alternately convincing himself he's dreaming his situations and sure they're all legit. It all gets old after half an hour, and you've got 80 minutes to go.
Florence Bates

Florence Bates Quick Links

Film RSS
Advertisement

Occupation

Actor


'Monsters, Inc.' Writer Dan Gerson Dies At 49

'Monsters, Inc.' Writer Dan Gerson Dies At 49

The Pixar wordsmith loses his battle with a brain tumour.

Advertisement
Liam Neeson Reveals He’s Dating An 'Incredibly Famous' Mystery Woman

Liam Neeson Reveals He’s Dating An 'Incredibly Famous' Mystery Woman

The mystery woman will be receiving some ‘freshly picked flowers’ from the Irish actor this Valentines Day.

Elton John Rocks James Corden's Carpool Karaoke

Elton John Rocks James Corden's Carpool Karaoke

James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke is becoming quite popular and celebrities appear...

The Beatles Add £82 Million To Liverpool's Economy Annually

The Beatles Add £82 Million To Liverpool's Economy Annually

New research suggests that The Beatles are worth roughly £82 million per year...

Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.