The assured, entertaining black comedy We're No Angels would be the last time Humphrey Bogart would work with director Michael Curtiz. Though he is certainly not best-known for his comedic work, Bogart was following up his similarly delightful turn in Beat the Devil the previous year, and he again proves he's able to pull off lighter fare. Based on a French play by way of Broadway, Angels is both warm and sophisticated, combining witty, carefree humor with more unabashedly evil undertones. The charmingly hammy performances capture this feeling well: In addition to Bogart, Aldo Ray and Peter Ustinov are especially winning as his partners in crime.
by Brendon Hanley review