On this page you will find the best and most relevant writing about the film by a number of well-known critics. Enjoy these essays, reviews, thoughts, and ideas. All you have to do is click on the name of the author to start your reading.
The N.Y. Times review of November 27, 1942 by Bosley Crowther
An analysis of the film by semiotics professor Umberto Eco
"On Casablanca" is an essay by J. Hoberman
"Round up The Usual Suspects" by Aljean Harmetz
"Play It Again, Sigmund" by Krin and Glen Gabbard
On its 50th anniversary, critic Charles Champlin remembers the film
Some ideas about the film by Roger Ebert