High Noon

High Noon
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Mario

"High Noon" is notable for its starkness, both in terms of narrative and direction, and Gary Cooper cuts a regal figure--until, that is, he opens his mouth. Cooper's vocal delivery has not weathered well, and the plot has significant glitches in logic and motivation. The best scene belongs to ...Read more

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Jay

The opening scene with Lee Van Cleef's profile and Tex Ritter singing... Wow. You know you're in for a good one.

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