The Good Place
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Interesting that this film was billed as almost a wacky comedy when it's a bittersweet film about aging, friendship, and death. Burns give a natural performance and is equal to the legendary Strasberg. Carney is delightful.
True this movie is slow by today's standards. The director Brest allows the camera to move almost as slowly as the characters. And the robbery is over by the the first 40 minutes. But the film really isn't a caper film, but a movie about not having any purpose in life.
I saw this as a teenager and again as I approach 50. It the story seems even more becomes even more powerful.
Early Ernst Lubitsch film without the Lubitsch touch and with a Mummy in sight. Nor a horror movie, but a melodrama about a captive girl who is saved by a dashing young man who brings her back to England where she becomes an exotic dancer and is stalked by the evil Radu. The print is sucky. Pola Negri has a couple of good scenes, especially when she is dancing. Jannings is creepy in blackface. It's short and quick, but still not very interesting.
Although I was impressed with the overall film for it's visionary ideas as to how space travel would happen, but at nearly three hours this film is a slog to get though. The last hour is pure sci-fi gold with a great sequence about space travel and landing on the moon, but the plot falls too much on melodrama about the love triangle. Also, its interesting to see the obviously Jewish professor lusting after the gold and running away from the man who looks like Hitler.
As a big fan of Fritz Lang this is must see for completists or die hard sci-fi fans, everyone else will be bored. It took me three nights to try to stay awake during the film.