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Anthony Asquith

Reviews

Sunday, July 28 2013

Traveling 'Underground' Into Anthony Asquith's Subterranean World of Passion and Intrigue

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

Pygmalion

The scene where Higgins harasses weary Eliza deeply resonates with the interrogation scenes of old detective films.


Monday, November 5 2007

A Cottage on Dartmoor

Film historians have long overlooked British silent films. A Cottage on Dartmoor is a major rediscovery.


Blogs

Friday, September 7 2012

'The Arsenal Stadium Mystery'/ 'Fanny By Gaslight'

Great British directors not quite bowling the full pitch, or whatever.


Friday, May 27 2011

In the Clouds: 'The Way to the Stars'

(T)his exercise in restrained sentiment (rates) below David Lean and Noel Coward's In Which We Serve, though not far below.


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