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Der Golem (1920)

Germany 86m, silent B&W, tinted Directors: Carl Boese, Paul Wegener; Cast: Albert Steinruck, Greta Schroeder, Lyda Salmonova, Paul Wegener Inspired by a medieval Jewish folk tale, Der Golem is a … Continue reading

12/31/2009 · Leave a comment

Queen Christina (1933)

USA 97m, B&W Director: Rouben Mamoulian; Cast: Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Ian Keith Greta Garbo plays Queen Christina, the 17th century Queen of Sweden who abdicates her throne for the … Continue reading

12/30/2009 · Leave a comment

The Snake Pit (1948)

USA 108m, B&W Director: Anatole Litvak; Cast: Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Celeste Holm The Snake Pit stars Olivia de Havilland as Virgina, a young woman who finds … Continue reading

12/27/2009 · 2 Comments

Faust (1926)

Germany 106m, Silent, B&W Director: F.W. Murnau; Cast: Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Wilhelm Dieterle, Frida Richard, Yvette Guilbert Employing a combination of light, shadow and smoke, Faust is … Continue reading

12/27/2009 · Leave a comment

Female Trouble (1974)

USA 97m, Colour Director: John Waters; Cast: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole, Edith Massey, Cookie Mueller, Susan Walsh, Michael Potter Female Trouble is a demented comedic offering … Continue reading

12/25/2009 · Leave a comment

The African Queen (1951)

UK/USA 105m, Colour Director: John Huston; Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley The African Queen is an old-fashioned, but action-packed love story that brings together two unlikely people who … Continue reading

12/25/2009 · Leave a comment

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)

USA 131m, B&W Director: Mike Nichols; Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf is a demanding film that provides a barrage of caustic … Continue reading

12/23/2009 · 8 Comments