Index of film reviews

These are all the films I’ve reviewed in depth so far. Let me know if you’d like for me to review a film which matches my tastes. My predominant interest is the silent and early sound era, but I love modern films that are historical dramas, foreign, indie, art house, and documentaries.

Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (1945)
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed) (1926)
Alraune, die Henkerstochter, genannt die rote Hanne (Alraune, the Hangman’s Daughter, Named Red Hanna) (a.k.a. Sacrifice) (1918)
Animal Crackers (1930)

The Bank Dick (1940)
The Bat (1926)
Battleship Potemkin (Bronenosets Potyomkin) (1925):
Part I: General overview
Part II: The real history
Part III: Behind the scenes
The Bells (1918)
Ben-Hur (1925):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
Part III: Why I far prefer the original
Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (Berlin: Die Sinfonie der Großstadt) (1927)
The Bewitched Inn (L’Auberge Ensorcelée) (1897)
The Big Parade (1925)
The Birth of a Nation (1915):
Part I: My history with the film
Part II: What I can and can’t excuse
Part III: The experience of 1915
Part IV: What it’s all about
Part V: The responses
Part VI: The racist material
Part VII: Why it still matters
A Blind Bargain (1922)

Le Cabinet de Méphistophélès (1897)
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari) (1920):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
The Cameraman (1928)
The Cat and the Canary (1927)
Le Cauchemar (The Nightmare) (1896)
A Chump at Oxford (1940)
The Circus (1928):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
City Lights (1931):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
Part III: Reception and legacy
Cleopatra (1917)
College (1927)
The Crowd (1928):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes

The Damnation of Faust (Faust aux Enfers) (1903)
A Day at the Races (1937):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
Dracula (1931)

The Fall of the House of Usher (1928) (both U.S. and French versions)
Faust (1926)
Frankenstein (1910)
Frankenstein (1931)
Freaks (1932)
The Freshman (1925)

The General (1926):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
Part III: Reception and legacy
The Gold Rush (1925)
The Golem (Der Golem, Wie Er in die Welt Kam) (1920)
The Great Dictator (1940):
Part I: The decision to make the film
Part II: A Tramp-like character speaks
Part III: Plot, legacy, reception

The Haunted Castle (Le Château Hanté) (1897)
The Haunted Curiosity Shop (1901)
Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (Heksen) (1922)
Hilde Warren und der Tod (Hilde Warren and Death) (1917)
Homunculus (1916)
Horse Feathers (1932)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)

The Infernal Cauldron (Le Chaudron Infernal) (1903)
L’Inferno (1911)
Intolerance (1916):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
The Invisible Man (1933)
It (1927)

The Jazz Singer (1927):
Part I: Plot Summary
Part II: What Inspired the Story
Part III: The Life of Al Jolson
Part IV: Jewish Subjects on Film Before 1927
Part V: Let’s Talk About Blackface
Part VI: The History of Sound on Film
Part VII: The Making of the Film
Part VIII: A Miraculously Successful Première and Reception
Part IX: About Those Creaky Early Talkies
Part X: Common Myths Debunked
Part XI: So Who Did Survive the Transition Successfully?
Part XII: Final Thoughts

The Kid (1921)
The Kid Brother (1927)
A King in New York (1957):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
King Kong (1933)
The King of Kings (1927)

The Last Moment (1928)
Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928)
Life Is Beautiful (La Vita È Bella) (1997)
Limelight (1952):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
The Lodger (1927)
London After Midnight (1927)
The Lost World (1925)

M (1931):
Fritz Lang’s triumphant talkie début, Part I
Fritz Lang’s triumphant talkie début, Part II
The Man Who Laughs (1928)
Le Manoir du Diable (The House of the Devil) (1896)
The Merry Frolics of Satan (Les Quatre Cents Farces du Diable) (1906)
Metropolis (1927):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
Part III: Reception and legacy
Part IV: Home media and restorations
Part V: What It Means to Me
Midnight Faces (1926)
Modern Times (1936):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
Part III: What it means to me
Monkey Business (1931)
Monsieur Verdoux (1947):
Part I: General overview
Part II: A comedy of murders
The Monster (Le Monstre) (1903)
The Monster (1925)
Der Müde Tod (The Weary Death) (1921)
The Mummy (1932)
My Best Girl (1927)

Nanook of the North (1922)
A Night at the Opera (1935):
Part I: The move to MGM and a new direction
Part II: The making of the film
Part III: Plot, legacy, reception
Nosferatu (1922)

October: Ten Days That Shook the World (Oktyabr: Desyat Dney, Kotorye Potryasli Mir) (1928):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the Scenes
The Oracle at Delphi (L’Oracle de Delphes) (1903)

The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
The Penalty (1920)
Phantom (1922)
The Phantom Carriage (Körkarlen) (1921)
The Phantom of the Opera (1925):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
The Public Enemy (1931)

Safety Last! (1923)
Scaramouche (1923)
Schatten – Eine Nächtliche Halluzination (Shadows—A Nocturnal Hallucination) (a.k.a. Warning Shadows) (1923)
The Son of the Sheik (1926)
Song of the South (1946):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
Part III: Reception and legacy
Part IV: Final thoughts
Speedy (1928)
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
Strike (Stachka) (1925)
The Student of Prague (Der Student von Prag) (1913)

A Terrible Night (Un Nuit Terrible) (1896)

The Unknown (1927)

Vampyr (1932)
Le Voyage dans la Lune (1902):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
Part III: Reception and legacy

Way Down East (1920)
West of Zanzibar (1928)
While Paris Sleeps (1923)
The Whispering Chorus (1918)
Wings (1927):
Part I: General overview
Part II: Behind the scenes
Part III: Reception and legacy

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