Sunday, July 28 2013
Made in 1928, Asquith's sophisticated, silent British feature shows a playful and accomplished young director at the top of his game.
Sunday, April 12 2009
The scene where Higgins harasses weary Eliza deeply resonates with the interrogation scenes of old detective films.
Monday, November 5 2007
Film historians have long overlooked British silent films. A Cottage on Dartmoor is a major rediscovery.
Friday, September 7 2012
Great British directors not quite bowling the full pitch, or whatever.
Friday, May 27 2011
(T)his exercise in restrained sentiment (rates) below David Lean and Noel Coward's In Which We Serve, though not far below.