Strike (Stachka) Reviews

August 5, 2019
Eisenstein's devotion to Soviet Montage is clear even in his first feature, whose dynamic cutting remains thrilling even today.
April 30, 2012
Quite the agitprop hootenanny
September 16, 2011
It's as crazy and full-of-beans as any debut film in history.
October 15, 2007
Eisenstein's first feature also remains his most watchable.
October 15, 2007
A breathtaking essay on class conflict, not for its politics, but for its humanity and the imaginative brilliance of its director.
April 17, 2007
Though flawed and schematic, it's nonetheless a mighty achievement for a young man with primitive equipment and no extensive training in filmmaking.
July 19, 2005
April 19, 2005
Lemming cinema: tragic, brutish, and inexorable.