Mordaunt Hall

Mordaunt Hall

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

Publications:
New York Times
Total Reviews:
270

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
100% The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) " It may not be exactly new to perceive silhouette figures on the screen, but it is quite another matter as they are offered here." — New York Times
Posted Aug 19, 2014
57% Noah's Ark (1928) " This Biblical spectacle goes on and on as if one hadn't sat through a modern story -- of great quantity, if nothing else." — New York Times
Posted May 21, 2014
99% Metropolis (1927) " Occasionally it strikes one that [Lang] wanted to include too much and then that all one anticipates does not appear. But at the same time the various ideas have been spliced together quite adroitly." — New York Times
Posted Apr 1, 2014
35% The Broadway Melody (1929) " Although the audible devices worked exceedingly well in most instances, it is questionable whether it would not have been wiser to leave some of the voices to the imagination." — New York Times
Posted Jan 6, 2014
1.5/5 50% Thunderbolt (1929) " There is nothing edifying about this production, and it is hardly an entertainment." — New York Times
Posted Oct 3, 2013
2/5 97% Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror (Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens) (Nosferatu the Vampire) (1922) " It is the sort of thing one could watch at midnight without its having much effect upon one's slumbering hours." — New York Times
Posted Aug 21, 2013
3/5 100% Abraham Lincoln (1930) " It is quite a worthy pictorial offering with a genuinely fine and inspiring performance by Walter Huston in the role of the martyred President." — New York Times
Posted Aug 19, 2013
2.5/5 90% NapolĂ©on (1929) " There is in this edition of the picture an effort to cover too many historical incidents and the consequence is that quite a number of the passages are confused." — New York Times
Posted Feb 26, 2013
—— Pampered Youths New York Times
Posted Jan 22, 2013
—— Love New York Times
Posted Jan 22, 2013
3.5/5 —— East Lynne (1931) " Mr. Brook acts with his usual restraint. Miss Loftus is capital as the sinister Cornelia." — New York Times
Posted Jan 31, 2012
3/5 83% The Champ (1931) " This picture is a further example of clever acting saving the day, for there is little in this narrative of horse racing and pugilistic bouts that possesses much akin to originality." — New York Times
Posted Jan 31, 2012
4/5 —— Smilin' Through (1932) " It is a beautiful production, too immaculate, if anything, in its scenes of the past." — New York Times
Posted Jan 31, 2012
4/5 56% In Old Arizona (1928) " [A] distinctly enjoyable offering." — New York Times
Posted Jan 26, 2012
—— Chu Chin Chow (1934) New York Times
Posted Sep 3, 2011
4/5 100% Battleship Potemkin (1925) " The director displays a vivid imagination and an artistic appreciation of motion picture values." — New York Times
Posted Aug 29, 2011
—— Shiraz (1928) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Shooting Stars New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— David Golder New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Doctor's Orders New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
—— Underground (1928) New York Times
Posted Apr 4, 2011
4/5 92% The Freshman (College Days) (1925) " This is a regular Harold Lloyd strip of fun, which is made all the more hilarious by introducing something like suspense in the sequences on the football field. " — New York Times
Posted Sep 8, 2010
2.5/5 78% Lonesome (1928) " Dr Fejos has paid more attention to his interesting dissolves and double exposures than he has to the characterization of his story." — New York Times
Posted Jul 6, 2010
4/5 83% The Unholy Three (1925) " After viewing this production the figures that have passed upon the screen still cling to one's mind, and one feels like talking about the strange and unusual tale." — New York Times
Posted Jun 10, 2009
—— The Locked Door (1929) New York Times
Posted Oct 18, 2008
—— Volga Boatman (1926) New York Times
Posted Sep 15, 2008
—— The Mysterious Island (1929) New York Times
Posted Jul 16, 2008
—— Rasputin and the Empress (1933) New York Times
Posted May 6, 2008
—— Movie Crazy (1932) New York Times
Posted May 6, 2008
—— Central Airport (1933) New York Times
Posted May 6, 2008
—— The Barker (1928) New York Times
Posted Apr 14, 2008
100% The Old Dark House (1932) New York Times
Posted Jan 7, 2008
—— Palmy Days (1997) New York Times
Posted Jan 7, 2008
—— Rio Rita (1929) New York Times
Posted Jan 7, 2008
100% The Lost World (1925) New York Times
Posted Jan 7, 2008
4/5 100% Skippy (1931) " This youthful player [Jackie Cooper] gives a truly remarkable portrayal in a film that is endowed with wholesome amusement and affecting tenderness." — New York Times
Posted Dec 1, 2007
—— Mr. Wu (1927) New York Times
Posted Nov 3, 2007
—— Voltaire New York Times
Posted Nov 3, 2007
4/5 83% The Emperor Jones (1933) (1933) " It is a distinguished offering, resolute and firm, with a most compelling portrayal by Paul Robeson." — New York Times
Posted Oct 16, 2007
100% Counsellor at Law (1933) New York Times
Posted Sep 1, 2007
—— Thirty Day Princess (1934) New York Times
Posted Apr 30, 2007
—— Man's Castle (1933) New York Times
Posted Mar 3, 2007
—— Waterloo Bridge (1931) New York Times
Posted Feb 10, 2007
—— Lost Squadron (1932) New York Times
Posted Nov 4, 2006
—— Susan Lenox , (Rising to Fame), (The Rise of Helga) (1931) New York Times
Posted Oct 30, 2006
4/5 —— The Temptress (1926) " In many respects this picture is a distinguished piece of work, wherein Fred Niblo, the director, keeps the audience on the qui vive." — New York Times
Posted Oct 28, 2006
—— Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928) New York Times
Posted Oct 28, 2006
—— Lady of the Night New York Times
Posted Sep 30, 2006
—— The Blue Angel (2008) New York Times
Posted Sep 23, 2006
—— Speak Easily (1932) New York Times
Posted Aug 8, 2006
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