Eliecer has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★★★ during 2014.

  • Lady of the Pavements

    Lady of the Pavements

    ★★★★

    It's yet another one of the tragedies of the cinema that the soundtrack of this film is lost. Griffith's touch is absent and in total control and Lupe Velez is a goddess.

  • The Salvation Hunters

    The Salvation Hunters

    ★★★★

    On his first film, Josef von Sternberg already photographs the sun.

  • The Adventures of Dollie

    The Adventures of Dollie

    Comparing this to The Sealed Room, I began to discern the influence of intertitles on cinema's converging paths of storytelling and documentary. The Adventures of Dollie is a film of movements and actions, a Lumiere "actualite" with three artificial occurrences. Whereas a year later, The Sealed Room is already dominated by a theater POV and the idea of literary adaptation. A fascinating genesis for cinema's "father of storytelling."