Destiny (Der müde Tod)

Destiny (Der müde Tod) (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Eureka) Running Time: 98 minutes approx. For modern cinema goers weaned on glossy HD spectacles resplendent with CGI effects to make the impossible possible, the works of the early days of film must seem incredibly archaic to the point of being from a literal … Continue reading Destiny (Der müde Tod)

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler)

  Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler) Germany (1922) Dir. Fritz Lang The criminal underworld of Berlin is run by the mysterious Dr. Mabuse (Rudolf Klein-Rogge), a master of disguise and mental manipulator and hypnotist. While his minions handled a counterfeiting scheme, Mabuse cons rich fools out of their money at gambling establishments, … Continue reading Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler)

Spione (Spies)

Spione (Spies) Germany (1928) Dir. Fritz Lang A number of secret and important documents are being routinely stolen by a criminal gang from Russia based in London. They are headed by the evil mastermind Haghi (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) who is posing as a respectable bank director who has his eyes on a treaty about to be … Continue reading Spione (Spies)