July 9, 2020
Directed by Mr. F. W. Murnau, who has made so many notable contributions to the development of screen technique, it is a decidedly interesting example of film virtuosity.
February 13, 2007
The mise en scene is beautifully modulated and the performances -- by Emil Jannings, Lil Dagover, and Werner Krauss, among others -- are first-rate.
March 25, 2006
Whatever else may be said about it, the picture is heavy and primitive.