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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Daniel S.'s rating of the film The Breaking Point

    The Patricia Neal/Phyllis Thaxter duel in the bar is a great moment of cinema. A masterpiece to rediscover.

  2. Terry_Moby's rating of the film The Breaking Point

    A very good 'classic' movie. Tough story (Hemingway plus new, convincing domestic scenes) and fluent storytelling. Hats off to Curtiz and his totally non-discriminatory direction of the black characters! That last shot: Wow!

  3. Michael Harbour's rating of the film The Breaking Point

    John Garfield plays Harry Morgan, a man who's just trying to do right, or at least the best he can, to take care of his family. It's a struggle. And things don't go well, despite his best efforts and good intentions. The way his marriage and relationship with his wife (Phyllis Thaxter) are portrayed and the struggle to keep a tenuous finger-hold on aspirations to a secure http://letterboxd.com/mharbour/films/diary/

  4. MarcH's rating of the film The Breaking Point

    A very grown up version of TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT. Less predictable and glam than Bogart's film, with a final fade-out that will pretty much ruin your night.