Blogathons, Classic Film Discoveries, Period Dramas, Uncategorized

The Phantom of the Opera Is Here: “Phantom of the Opera” (1925)

The Phantom of the Opera¬†(1925) is considered one of the greatest silent films ever made. That may be a bold claim considering that the majority of silent films are lost, perhaps forever, but the film's compelling central performance by Lon Chaney, its technical mastery and its fascinating plot make an extremely valid case. But the… Continue reading The Phantom of the Opera Is Here: “Phantom of the Opera” (1925)

All Hallows' Eve, Classic Film Discoveries, John Barrymore, Period Dramas, Uncategorized

The Doctor and the Demon: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1920)

This post does discuss some sensitive subjects that may be potentially triggering. So please read on at your own risk of maybe unleashing an evil alter ego. Ya just never know.¬† Robert Louis Stevenson's 1886 novel has become one of the most famous novels of the English literary canon. It has been adapted numerous times… Continue reading The Doctor and the Demon: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1920)