Blogs // 2 Articles
Asquith's 1928 'Shooting Stars' Is 'The Player' of Its Day
22 Mar 2016 // 9:10 PM
Half-affectionate and half-critical, Shooting Stars mines both comedy and drama from the workings of the studio and the machinations of movie-making at this time.
Traveling 'Underground' Into Anthony Asquith's Subterranean World of Passion and Intrigue
28 Jul 2013 // 7:10 PM
Made in 1928, Asquith's sophisticated, silent British feature shows a playful and accomplished young director at the top of his game.
'The Arsenal Stadium Mystery'/ 'Fanny By Gaslight'
7 Sep 2012 // 8:00 AM
Great British directors not quite bowling the full pitch, or whatever.
In the Clouds: 'The Way to the Stars'
27 May 2011 // 2:30 AM
(T)his exercise in restrained sentiment (rates) below David Lean and Noel Coward's In Which We Serve, though not far below.