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  1. Basqueville's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    Cynisme du pouvoir et des médias. Thème cher à l'auteur. Mais ce n'est pas mon préféré de Wilder.

  2. Fabio Osvaldo Carta's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

  3. riceball's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

  4. Loz Loory's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    Feels like a Fellini film. Unlike the handmade "Tell the Truth" signs, getting ahead in American society means learning to manipulate the truth to suit whatever capitalist venture you are in. Kirk Douglas' demise shows what happens when you get too good at manipulation: you lose sight of the sanctity of life. Jan Sterling is perfectly cast as Leo's wife--lying with her hair color to try to be an upscale glamour girl.

  5. Aaron C Jones's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    Delicious tale of a washed up and out-of-control newspaperman who will stop at nothing to get back to the big time. It gets dirt-nasty. Wilder and Douglas hit an absolute grand slam.

  6. mahdis's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

  7. gld48's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    Kirk Douglas is a straight savage.

  8. Al Sampedro's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

  9. Arijan's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

  10. Jugu Abraham's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    A bit overrated. The story itself is a wee bit unbelievable--an editor hiring a reporter without basic credibility or references.

  11. FISCHER's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    Un étonnant Kirk Douglas, dans un rôle odieux au possible, et un conséquent classique du cinéma ! www.cinefiches.com

  12. viola mombe's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

  13. dordairobert's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

  14. Nacho's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

  15. Valentin's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

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  17. DenoResandono's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    An excellent satire from Billy Wilder to the dirty side of journalism. Chuck Tatum is a potrait of human who would do anything to get what he want, one way or another. He didn't care his work is disgraceful, vile, or dirty and didn't care about other people's feeling. Kirk Douglas succeed to deliver a "SUPER-SAIYAN ACTING" performance in this movie. ABSOLUTELY CLASSIC!

  18. MS1915's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    Kirk Douglas' performance is fierce in this brave social commentary-noir twist. Wilder manages to take this ordinarily mundane tale and turn it into a twisted plot full of great moments. It's written, directed, and performed with great bravado.

  19. First Lady Dré's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    and not much has changed sadly

  20. Thomas Dods's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    So happy that Roger Ebert recommended this film. Really great satire on tabloid press and the best Kirk Douglas performance.

  21. Mr. Marston's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

  22. ginobartolomi's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    'Ace In The Hole' is a scorching criticism of the media, its ability to turn any given situation into a circus, its complete disregard for humanity and its internals who are hungry for a break and will cross and boundary to get it. Although some view it as heavy handed, this film is a brutally raw look at only the most severe of given situations, which is actually based on true events. A lighter handed scenario...↓

  23. jonijtr's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    Chuck Tatum is one of the most interesting, yet overlooked character in cinema history, imho

  24. smndvdcl's rating of the film Ace in the Hole

    Ethics vs. circulation remains one of the key tensions in reporting and journalism. Kirk Douglas epitomizes the vulture-like, opportunistic glee of a hard-on-his-luck reporter, who finds a potential tragedy worthy of a front page spread. This paradoxically counts as a good day at the office. In a world where bad news for the world, is good news for the news industry, is as universal today as it was in the 1950s.

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