The best moment may be a spooky night when the characters let the creepiness of the boat get the best of them. While a few Charlie Chaplin pictures give it a run for its money, The General is arguably the finest silent comedy ever made—if not the finest comedy ever made. Stanley Donen Cary Grant is the most charming male lead ever. There is perhaps no better ode to the power of what Dreyer achieved: The Passion of Joan of Arc Year: As she seemingly begins to fade in and out of existence, the nature of her reality itself is questioned. Murnau documents the lives and culture of indigenous Pacific Islanders while also weaving a tragic love story.
Rod Serling would no doubt have been a fan.
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Fritz Lang Metropolis never slows as it delivers a constant stream of iconic images. Rod Serling would no doubt have been a fan. Carnival of Souls is vintage psychological horror on a miniscule budget, and has since been cited as an influence in the fever dream visions of directors such as David Lynch. The film is a testament to how, even byHitchcock was shaving each of his films down to their most empirical parts, ready to create some of the most vital genre pictures of the s. Murnau to Hollywoodwhere he and his cameramen used all the resources at their disposal to create some of the most stunning visuals ever put on celluloid.