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1920's Faust (movie review)

1920’s Faust (movie review)

Wow. It’s rare to come upon a movie that is such a masterful tour-de-force. Faust fires on all cylinders, creating a work that’s innovative, artful, and complete. Faust’s first few minutes are composed almost entirely of complex special-effects shots, showing angels and demons riding through the air. This in a film made in 1926. We then see a conversation between an angel and a demon, a bet that any mortal can be […]

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