Destiny (1921)

A young couple is traveling through the country by carriage when they pick up a hitchhiker. The man is odd, dressed in all black and having a strange aura about him. They’re suspicious of him, but what they don’t know is that the stranger is none other than Death. Unfortunately for them, Death has no… Read More Destiny (1921)

The Monster (1925)

“A human monster watched with cat-like eyes for a victim.” It’s a dark and spooky night on a heavily wooded road, and the “human monster” (George Austin) hides himself in a black cloak, waiting for a car to pass. Finally, a local farmer named Bowman makes his way down the road, before crashing and rolling his… Read More The Monster (1925)

Dr. Jack (1922)

The Sick-Little-Well-Girl (Mildred Davis) has been treated by Dr. Louis von Saulsbourg (Eric Mayne) for many years. He’s really struck it rich by treating her — constant new diagnoses, and stays at his expensive sanitarium. Dr. Jackson — also known as simply “Dr. Jack” (Harold Lloyd) — has methods just the opposite of von Saulsbourg.… Read More Dr. Jack (1922)

The Garbo Silents Collection: The Temptress (1926)

It all begins at a masked ball — quite the romantic setting. A man (Antonio Moreno) is enjoying the party when his attention is caught by a beautiful woman (Greta Garbo). Their attraction only grows when the masks come off. It’s love at first sight for Manuel and Elena. There’s just one little problem: Elena is married, and… Read More The Garbo Silents Collection: The Temptress (1926)

The Garbo Silents Collection: Flesh and the Devil (1927)

Leo von Harden (John Gilbert) and Ulrich von Eltz (Lars Hanson) are long-time pals, having grown up together and served together in the military, sharing a bunk in the barracks. As kids, they made a blood pact to ensure their undying bond. They’re such good pals they’ve even got their own “Isle of Friendship,” an… Read More The Garbo Silents Collection: Flesh and the Devil (1927)

The Kiss (1929)

Irene (Greta Garbo) is a woman with a secret: she’s been having an affair on the down low with a man named André (Conrad Nagel). They’re in love, but can’t exactly let the world know, since Irene is married to a jealous man, Mr. Guarry (Anders Randolf). André is ready to take the relationship public, but… Read More The Kiss (1929)

Favorite things about… The Man Who Laughs (1928)

Today we’ve got a fun little twist on the “Favorite Things About Favorite Films” series. Since the featured movie is silent, I thought I’d switch it up by making the “Favorite things/quotes” section silent as well  — told through screen captures from the DVD rather than the usual bullet-point list of commentary. The favorite film: The Man Who… Read More Favorite things about… The Man Who Laughs (1928)