Interesting to see that, even in the hands of a master of cinema, clowns have always been and forever will be creepy.
Battleship PotemkinFor eight decades, Sergei Eisenstein's 1925 masterpiece has remained one of the most influential silent films of all time. Yet each successive generation has seen BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN subjected to censorship and recutting, its unforgettable power diluted in unauthorized public...Subscribe to to watch now
StrikeThe first feature film by the director of BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN, Sergei Eisenstein’s STRIKE is a visual tour-de-force that employs dynamic editing and experimental camerawork to dramatize the saga of a bitterly-fought factory strike in 1903. Often compared to CITIZEN KANE in terms of audacious...Subscribe to to watch now
Old and NewWhen Sergei Eisenstein signed a contract with the Sovkino studio for the film we now know as OLD AND NEW, it was described as a propaganda picture meant to popularize the Party's vision for the countryside. The "social order" for the film fit with Eisenstein's own search for new art forms which...Subscribe to to watch now
I would like to look up the play it was based on to understand why the one clown turned into each thing for each person. Fun panto for an early...
Eisenstein sure loved long scenes, didn't he? Well, the captivating visuals make up for that and the scene on the Odessa steps is everything it's been made out to be....
amazing... really original and fresh for the time... I noticed some visuals in this which wouldn't take hold until later on in the century (drag, camp theatrics, etc.)