Shadows Reviews

  • Jan 02, 2014

    Fairly effective silent with interesting Chaney performance

    Fairly effective silent with interesting Chaney performance

  • Feb 15, 2010

    Absorbing, if not altogether successful, film with another solid performance by Chaney.

    Absorbing, if not altogether successful, film with another solid performance by Chaney.

  • Aug 03, 2009

    Why don't they make movies like this any more?

    Why don't they make movies like this any more?

  • Sep 23, 2008

    whilst Lon Chaney's performance as a chinaman could be viewed with some scepticism as not entirely PC it would be a shame to discount this pelasant little morality tale. Chaney's performance is of it's time and is quite respectful and remarkable. whats is great about chaney is he lives and breathes his characters addied a great cedibilty to his perfomances. I have to admit I got lost following the time scale of the events but it has a great resolution and a wonderfully teary ending. another silent classic

    whilst Lon Chaney's performance as a chinaman could be viewed with some scepticism as not entirely PC it would be a shame to discount this pelasant little morality tale. Chaney's performance is of it's time and is quite respectful and remarkable. whats is great about chaney is he lives and breathes his characters addied a great cedibilty to his perfomances. I have to admit I got lost following the time scale of the events but it has a great resolution and a wonderfully teary ending. another silent classic

  • Apr 29, 2008

    A beautiful, inspiring and pleasantly thoughtful, albeit slightly dated, Christian drama. This time Chaney portrays a wise and humble Chinaman yet to be convert by an eager and idealistic minister (Harrison Ford), who himself is threatened by blackmail. A nice Jungian reading seems to be available, besides the more evident Christian faith-promoting surface story. Final scenes are heartwarming and the film ends in a touching allegory.

    A beautiful, inspiring and pleasantly thoughtful, albeit slightly dated, Christian drama. This time Chaney portrays a wise and humble Chinaman yet to be convert by an eager and idealistic minister (Harrison Ford), who himself is threatened by blackmail. A nice Jungian reading seems to be available, besides the more evident Christian faith-promoting surface story. Final scenes are heartwarming and the film ends in a touching allegory.