The Enemy Below. A thriller of a duel between a DE and a U-boat, well played by Robert Mitchum and Curt Jürgens, sharply directed by Dick Powell (TIME, Jan. 13).
The Bridge on the River Kwai. Director David Lean's magnificently ironic adventure story; with Alec Guinness, William Holden (TIME, Dec. 23).
Ordet. A religious allegory, swathed in a peaceful northland light, by Denmark's Carl Dreyer (TIME, Dec. 16).
Paths of Glory. A passion out of fashion, antimilitarism, vented by a gifted new director, 29-year-old Stanley Kubrick (TIME, Dec. 9).
Don't Go Near the Water. A daffy...