“What Do Men Want? is such a sermon in celluloid. It would have you believe that it is a genuine psychological drama, while it serenely ignores most of the real facts of life that would shake the pat answer it offers to the question it raises.”
“The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari represents to me something very real and terrible . . . that fear of things having no reason and loving evil instinctively.”
“. . . Miss Pickford doesn’t grow up because she can make more people laugh and cry, can win her way into more hearts, and even protesting heads, as a rampant, resilient little girl” I didn’t want to like this movie. At face value, this is a competent adaptation of a well-known children’s bookContinue reading “Pollyanna (1920)”
“For in spite of its utter incoherence, the questionable taste of some of its scenes and the cheap banalities into which it sometimes lapses, Intolerance is an interesting and unusual picture.”
Hello! Welcome to my blog! Would you like some tea? This is the Land of 1,000 Movies, where I’ll be watching and reviewing the list complied by The New York Times chief movie critics A.O. Scott and Manohlia Dargis. (Please keep in mind that I am not sponsored by the newspaper, the film critics,Continue reading “Lights, Camera . . .”
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