Film Review by Dan Willard. Despite its groundbreaking and influential technical achievements, La roue is an overlong and rather maudlin melodrama.
Film review by Dan Willard. Considered the first truly Norwegian film, Gipsy Anne is the story of an orphan girl who grows up on a farm and is courted by her stepbrother and the farmhand who discovered her when she was an infant.
Film review by Dan Willard. Considered a landmark in Japanese cinema, Rojô no reikion or Souls on the Road, as it is referred to in English, is based on Maxim Gorky’s Lower Depths which was also adapted by Akira Kurosawa in his 1957 film Donzoko.
Film review by Dan Willard. The story is the type sentimental family fare that you find in a lot of Disney films but the high production values will be of interest to silent film fans.
Review of ‘The Phantom Carriage’ (1921), a silent Swedish film directed by and starring Victor Sjöström and considered by Ingmar Bergman as an absolute masterpiece in cinematic history.
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