Az Ember Trédiája [HU 2011]

International title: The Tragedy of Man Info: I embedded the full movie with English subtitles below. THE PLOT Az Ember Trédiája (international title: The Tragedy of Man) is an epic, animated adaption of a famous Hungarian play by the same name. It draws on Christian beliefs about the origin of the world and mankind (cp.Continue reading “Az Ember Trédiája [HU 2011]”

The Thief of Bagdad [US 1924]

Info: I embedded the full movie below. THE PLOT The Thief of Bagdad is a free adaptation of the classic story collection “Arabian Nights” and centers around the titular thief who doesn’t believe in Allah, mocks clergymen, steals food and money, and lives in the streets of Bagdad. One night, he even breaks into theContinue reading “The Thief of Bagdad [US 1924]”

Freaks [US 1932]

Info: This review was originally written on 11/29/2017. Also, I embedded the full movie on YouTube. THE STORY Freaks depicts the lives of several sideshow performers with abnormalities – hence, the derogative word “freaks”. At its core, it is a drama about a beautiful trapeze artist Cleopatra taking advantage of a midget (Hans), because ofContinue reading “Freaks [US 1932]”