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An incomplete collection of film and book reviews by Carl Bennett.

Copyright © 2001-2018 by Carl Bennett. All Rights Reserved.

For Cinemonkey magazine:

Days of Heaven (1978)


For the Cinemonkey website:

The Bachelor (1999)
That Certain Thing (1928)

The Speed of Sound: Hollywood and the Talkie Revolution, 1926-1930 by Scott Eyman


For the Silent Era website:

The Ace of Hearts (1921)
Aelita: The Queen of Mars (1924)
Back to God’s Country (1919)
The Bat (1926)
The Beloved Rogue (1927)
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
The Black Pirate (1926)
Blind Husbands (1919)
Blood and Sand (1922)
Broken Blossoms (1919)
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Cabiria (1914)
The Cat and the Canary (1927)
The Cheat (1915)
Destiny (1921)
Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)
Down to the Sea in Ships (1922)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (1922)
The Drop Kick (1927)
The Eagle (1925)
Earth (1930)
Easy Virtue (1927)
Eternal Love (1929)
The Fall of the House of Usher (1928)
The Farmer’s Wife (1928)
Faust (1926)
Foolish Wives (1922)
A Fool There Was (1915)
The Garden of Eden (1928)
The Gaucho (1927)
The General (1926)
Genuine (1920)
The Great Gabbo (1929)
Häxan (1922)
Headin’ Home (1920)
His Majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz (1914)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
The Iron Mask (1929)
It (1927)
The Kid (1921)
The Last Days of Pompeii (1913)
The Last Laugh (1924)
Laugh, Clown, Laugh (1928)
The Light of Faith (1922)
The Lodger (1926)
The Lost World (1925)
The Love Light (1921)
The Love of Jeanne Ney (1927)
Manslaughter (1922)
The Manxman (1929)
The Matinee Idol (1928)
Metropolis (1927)
My Best Girl (1927)
The Navigator (1924)
Nomads of the North (1920)
Nosferatu (1922)
Oliver Twist (1922)
Orphans of the Storm (1921)
Othello (1922)
Parisian Love (1925)
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
The Penalty (1920)
Peter Pan (1924)
The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
The Plastic Age (1925)
Queen Kelly (1929)
Regeneration (1915)
Richard III (1912)
The Ring (1927)
Robin Hood (1922)
Sadie Thompson (1928)
Sally of the Sawdust (1925)
The Saphead (1920)
The Sheik (1921)
The Shock (1923)
The Show Off (1926)
Something New (1920)
The Son of the Sheik (1926)
Sparrows (1926)
The Spiders (1919-1920)
Spies (1928)
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
Tillie’s Punctured Romance (1914)
Tumbleweeds (1925)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916)
The Unknown (1927)
Les Vampires (1915-1916)
A Woman of Paris (1923)
Young Romance (1915)

Buster Keaton: The Man Who Wouldn’t Lie Down by Tom Dardis
Comedy is a Man in Trouble: Slapstick in American Movies by Alan Dale
Conrad Veidt on Screen: A Comprehensive Illustrated Filmography by John T. Soister
The Films of Lon Chaney by Michael F. Blake
Fritz Lang’s Metropolis: Cinematic Visions of Technology and Fear edited by Michael Minden and Holger Bachmann
Garbo by Barry Paris
The Keystone Kid: Tales of Early Hollywood by Coy Watson Jr.
Love Rules: Silent Hollywood and the Rise of the Managerial Class by Mark Garrett Cooper
The Movies Are: Carl Sandburg’s Film Reviews and Essays, 1920-1928 edited by Arnie Bernstein
Queen Kelly: The Complete Screenplay by Erich von Stroheim edited by Bret Wood
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim: A Writer in Early Hollywood by Frederica Sagor Maas
Silent Cinema: An Introduction by Paolo Cherchi Usai