Alain Silver's extensive examination of the film's style, content and subtext.
San Francisco Chronicle review of the 1995 re-release with extended ending.
Analysis labeling this the "definitive, apocalyptic, nihilistic, science-fiction film noir of all time."
Robert Weston essay calling this "arguably the greatest example of American noir cinema."
Discussion of how and why the film's ending was altered. Also links to a review and second article about the ending.
Roger Westcombe claims the film comes to bury the private eye, not praise him.
Technical review of the film's DVD release.
Glenn Erickson calls the film a "cultural hand grenade, circa 1955."
Jeremy Heilman says the film gives off radioactively intense energy.
Review and cast and crew details.