Joshua Lowe

Joshua Lowe
Joshua Lowe's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer® when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Variety
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T-Meter Title | Year
100% Romeo and Juliet (1916) The Capulet festivities in the first act make a well-handled bit of mass, with a group of bare-legged dancers to help out the spectacle and the street brawls were extremely picturesque. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 5, 2021
43% The Fall of a Nation (1916) The big battle scenes were remarkably well staged, calling forth volumes of tremendous applause at the premiere. Victor Herbert's Interpretative music aided materially to the general effectiveness. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
89% Shoes (1916) There are no "big" or "sensational" scenes, merely a vision of life as it actually is, and devoid of all theatricalism. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2020
80% Wildcat of Paris (1919) Rather impressive and intensely thrilling. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2020
100% The Golem (Der Golem, wie er in die Welt kam) (1920) The production is an impressively dignified one and the scenes of medieval limes are well visualized, with some magnificent mob scenes. The cast has been carefully selected with a view to the depiction of ancient types and are all excellent. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 13, 2020
83% The Woman Who Dared (1916) It Is due to the ingenuity of combining the situations with the excellent ensemble acting of the high grade company organized by the California Co. that the almost certain success of The Woman Who Dared is due. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 25, 2020
100% Life Without Soul (1916) Here is a subject worthy the effort of a Griffith. The Ocean folks have done well with it, despite numerous inconsistencies, but there is no reasonable limit to the possibilities of such a subject. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 19, 2020
71% Madame Jealousy (1918) Designed as a complete departure from the usual style of photoplay feature, Madame Jealousy is an unqualified success. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2020
78% Carmen (1915) It just misses being a masterpiece. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2020
80% Carmen (1915) The magnificence of the scenic investiture as a whole reflects much credit upon the producers and praiseiIs due the director. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2020
90% Daughter of the Gods (1916) A Daughter of the Gods Is without question one of the most stupendous exhibitions of pageantry ever shown and is most artistically directed. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 26, 2020
86% The Darling of Paris (1917) It is entitled to the utmost commendation. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2019
92% Quo Vadis? (1913) It is unquestionably a fact conceded by all who witness this photo play, that It ranks In the first division as a production of Importance and artistry. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2019
80% Such a Little Pirate (1918) It's a clean, wholesome, simple, straight-away tale not intended to be accepted seriously by grown-ups, and makes a diverting 60 minutes' entertainment. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2019
100% The Blue Bird (1918) From the standpoint of a film production, there have been more expensive and pretentious attempts, but It is safe to assert that nothing quite like Director Tourneur's work has ever been shown on the screen. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2019
No Score Yet Forbidden City (1918) The scenic and atmospheric details are elaborately splendid, and the general acting and direction of a very high order. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2019
78% Salome (1919) All things considered, the William Fox-Theda Bara screen production of Salome is a pretentious, artistic, interesting presentation of the sensational order and gives every indication of enjoying largo financial success. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 13, 2019
No Score Yet Blind Justice (Hævnens nat) (1915) It Is not the play, the fine scenic detail or anything else -- It is the remarkable acting of Benjamin [Christensen] that makes Blind Justice a masterpiece of motion photography. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
100% 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916) To describe in detail the marvelous workings as depicted by the Messrs. Williamson would consume columns of space and more columns to give even a synopsis of the melodramatic plot. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 16, 2019
33% She Devil (1918) The story is a conventional one, but every effort was made to tell It In as unconventional a fashion as is possible within the limitations of the camera and screen. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
100% Hearts of the World (1918) From the standpoint of a propaganda feature, Hearts of the World is second to none. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2009
No Score Yet Judith of Bethulia (1914) Fine as is the acting of the principals, the chief thing to commend is the totally wonderful handling of the mobs and the seriousness with which each super performs his individual task. - Variety EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2008