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      Safety Last (1923) Sunday Times Staff Not since Charlie Chaplin brought his Kid to this city has there been a picture so hilariously entertaining.
      Posted Feb 21, 2023
      The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England (1914) Sunday Times Staff Its beauty cannot be told in words.
      Posted Jul 28, 2021
      The Last Days of Pompeii (1913) Sunday Times Staff The picture is a triumph for the cinema. It must be seen to he believed.
      Posted Jun 04, 2021
      Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (1929) Sunday Times Staff Movietone Follies' is a great production, and, though a little long-drawn, has a wealth of excellent material. It is not so much a film story as a revue, but a nice heart interest has been incorporated.
      Posted Mar 05, 2021
      Should a Mother Tell? (1915) Sunday Times Staff Miss Nansen can also smile through her tears, and touch the emotions just as surely. She is a decided acquisition to the silent stage.
      Posted Mar 03, 2021
      The Miracle (1912) Sunday Times Staff Suffice it to say that in picture form the beautiful legend possibly gains in strength. Humperdinck's sonorous music gave an impressiveness to the acting in the film and lifted it into the first flight as a pictorial offering.
      Posted Feb 26, 2021
      The Jazz Singer (1927) Sunday Times Staff Gripping, emotional, and intensely realistic, the story is almost a parallel in Jolson's own career.
      Posted Feb 24, 2021
      4 Devils (1928) Sunday Times Staff It isn't fair to disclose the plot. See it for yourselves.
      Posted Dec 03, 2020
      Paris (1929) Sunday Times Staff One must see Paris to appreciate the insouciant charm of Irene Bordoni, the honest-to-goodness ability of Jack Buchanan, and the real, humor that is woven into the story they translate into terms of splendid entertainment.
      Posted Nov 12, 2020
      A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1921) Sunday Times Staff [The film] shows in the scale of its treatment a sumptuousness and artistry that would delight the heart of the great humorist were he alive to see it.
      Posted Oct 21, 2020
      Cabiria (1914) Sunday Times Staff It is a vast improvement on anything of its kind that has been shown in Sydney. The spectacular effects are more wonderful, the acting is more natural, [and] it can be fully enjoyed without the necessity of any knowledge of Roman history.
      Posted Oct 16, 2020
      Beau Sabreur (1928) Sunday Times Staff Gary Cooper (Major Beaujolais) and Evelyn Brent (Mary Vanbrugh) have never appeared in' a film that showed off their ability better than this.
      Posted Sep 18, 2020
      Ladies of the Mob (1928) Sunday Times Staff The story is somewhat far-fetched from our point of view, but it will provide plenty of thrilling entertainment for those who like their pictures "tough."
      Posted Sep 15, 2020
      The Blue Mountains Mystery (1921) Sunday Times Staff To the majority of people who will view it, the picture will be a surprise -- because of its perfection.
      Posted Sep 14, 2020
      Sacred and Profane Love (1921) Sunday Times Staff This play, which gives Elsie Ferguson great opportunities, serves also to bring Conrad Nagel into his own as powerful delineator of character.
      Posted Sep 11, 2020
      Flaming Youth (1923) Sunday Times Staff It is packed full of spicy situations, the ingredients including flaming love, jazz maniacs, moonlight bathers, cocktails, mad pleasure-seekers, and red kisses.
      Posted Sep 09, 2020
      Remodeling Her Husband (1920) Sunday Times Staff Any picture in which she appears is sought after eagerly, for the showmen are aware of the admiration in which she is held by the public. Miss Gish is featured in Remodeling Her Husband, a comedy which cannot fail to win approval.
      Posted Sep 08, 2020
      Ravished Armenia (1919) Sunday Times Staff Here is the story of Aurora Mardiganian, a survivor, and with it is the story of the thousands who did not survive treatment almost incredible in the twentieth century.
      Posted Sep 05, 2020
      Ben-Hur (1925) Sunday Times Staff Ramon Navarro plays Ben Hur, and it is certainly his greatest screen triumph.
      Posted Aug 31, 2020
      Graustark (1925) Sunday Times Staff The garden scenes, especially the scenes at the palace, are very beautiful, being some of the finest examples of picturesque settings seen on the screen for some time.
      Posted Aug 20, 2020
      Madame Jealousy (1918) Sunday Times Staff The play is an example of how one of its class should be made for the screen.
      Posted Aug 18, 2020
      The Darling of Paris (1917) Sunday Times Staff [Theda Bara's] adventures, and her subsequent trial for murder, provide some exciting episodes for the play.
      Posted Aug 18, 2020
      Hearts of the World (1918) Sunday Times Staff Hearts of the World, which has taken so long to complete, has, however, proved itself worth waiting for.
      Posted Aug 13, 2020
      Hypocrites (1915) Sunday Times Staff It achieved a success beyond what might be expected of a "movie play."
      Posted Aug 12, 2020
      The Madonna of Avenue A (1929) Sunday Times Staff Thrills, laughter, and love, with a touch of pathos, combine to make...Madonna of Avenue A, a pleasing and entertaining picture. Dolores Costello is admirably suited for the roll of Maria Morton.
      Posted Jul 25, 2020
      Neptune's Daughter (1914) Sunday Times Staff Miss Kellerman disports herself as a mermaid, who later becomes a mortal maiden. She has any number of hairbreadth escapes, and wildly exciting adventures, which serve to display her marvellous aquatic ability to the utmost.
      Posted Jul 24, 2020
      The Village Blacksmith (1922) Sunday Times Staff A well-selected cast portray the various characters in a delightfully natural and telling manner.
      Posted Jul 24, 2020
      Trifling Women (1922) Sunday Times Staff Nothing that Mr. Ingram has done before can approach for dramatic thrill the smashing and terrific climax of this picture.
      Posted Jul 23, 2020
      My Man (1928) Sunday Times Staff Fanny Brice talks, acts, and sings her way straight into the hearts of the audience; she is grave and gay, funny and pathetic by turns. She laughs at herself and the audience laughs with her, she weeps and the audience sighs.
      Posted Jul 19, 2020
      One Glorious Day (1922) Sunday Times Staff It is a fanciful picture, partly burlesque, partly satire, punctuated with dramatic and humorous episodes, and showing wonderful mechanical skill and double and triple photographic effects in the presentation and movements of the spirits.
      Posted Jul 18, 2020
      The Queen of Sheba (1921) Sunday Times Staff Words can not do justice to the beauty and magnificence of this production.
      Posted Jul 17, 2020
      Love (1927) Sunday Times Staff John Gilbert and Greta Garbo contribute performances that in every way are worthy of their previous co-starring success, Flesh and Devil.
      Posted Jul 09, 2020
      The Patriot (1928) Sunday Times Staff When most screen productions are forgotten, it can be said that The Patriot... will be vividly remembered.
      Posted Jul 07, 2020
      The Way of All Flesh (1927) Sunday Times Staff Jannings' performance calls for the highest praise.
      Posted Jul 02, 2020
      Daughter of the Gods (1916) Sunday Times Staff All that one can say is that it is a most amazing affair, and should be seen by all who desire to get an idea of the present high standard to which film-making has attained.
      Posted Jun 26, 2020
      The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906) Sunday Times Staff An army of supers [extras] shouting, firing, and giving commands from the rear of the cloth added greatly to the excitement.
      Posted Jun 24, 2020
      The Covered Wagon (1923) Sunday Times Staff The Covered Wagon is one of the most realistic pictures ever made.
      Posted Feb 27, 2020
      Sunrise (1927) Sunday Times Staff An extraordinary blending of the figurative, the imaginative, and the real.
      Posted Feb 06, 2020
      The Broadway Melody (1929) Sunday Times Staff Bessie Love has the opportunity of her life-time -- and she makes the most of it.
      Posted Feb 05, 2020
      Me and Orson Welles (2008) Gavin Bond Thanks to McKay's mesmerising performance, Me and Orson Welles also stands as a fitting tribute to the abundant talents of its larger-than-life title character, an icon of stage, radio and screen.
      Posted Jul 27, 2010
      The Karate Kid (2010) Ben McEachen The new Karate Kid runs with the original's underdog structure, mixed with on-screen fights and words of wisdom, but major changes rip the heart out of what was a touching coming-of-age journey anyone could relate to.
      Posted Jul 06, 2010
      Get Him to the Greek (2010) Ben McEachen It must try all manner of bizarre/obscene/silly things to sustain itself beyond stating the obvious about celebrity excess.
      Posted Jun 14, 2010
      Shrek Forever After (2010) Ben McEachen All in all, it's not the spectacular send-off Shrek deserves but, as a way to get out, it's not too shabby either.
      Posted Jun 14, 2010
      Sex and the City 2 (2010) Amanda Platell There's still enough of the Sex and the City magic for those who fell in love with the show more than a decade ago. Nothing is as smart as it was; it's not as edgy, it's not as cute, it's sagged a bit. But then, haven't we all?
      Posted Jun 01, 2010
      Animal Kingdom (2010) Gavin Bond The sheer presence of the distinguished ensemble overrides the somewhat laboured screenplay and uneven pacing of this otherwise engrossing and foreboding Aussie gangster flick.
      Posted Jun 01, 2010
      Fish Tank (2009) Gavin Bond It's an absolute credit to her that she is able to evoke sympathy and empathy for such a prickly and volatile screen character.
      Posted May 25, 2010
      Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) Ben McEachen Prince of Persia largely avoids action blasts and trudges through dull episodes. Not exactly a princely start to an aspiring franchise.
      Posted May 25, 2010
      The End of the Line (2009) Narelle Towie This is a documentary that will change the way you think about seafood and give you the power of knowledge to make a change.
      Posted May 17, 2010
      Robin Hood (2010) Ben McEachen Learning what made Hood is well and good, but couldn't that have taken 30 minutes, with the rest of the movie being about a wanted philanthropic criminal?
      Posted May 17, 2010
      Harry Brown (2009) Gavin Bond Unlike most films of its dubious genre, Harry Brown avoids gratuitous gunplay and sensationalism and has a down-to-earth and fallible central character.
      Posted May 17, 2010
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