• Bruno Ferreira

    ★★★★★ Watched by Bruno Ferreira 19 Nov, 2014

    One word: beautiful.

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  • Raul Marques

    ★★★★½ Watched by Raul Marques 17 Nov, 2014

    Almost a live-action cartoon or videogame, with insane circus stunts.

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  • hotsake

    ★★★ Watched by hotsake 15 Feb, 2014

    I didn't find this funny at all, it's a fun adventure story. Overall I'm glad I watched it and will checkout more Buster Keaton films. An overrated but worthwhile film that should be seen at least once.

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  • Daniel

    ★★★★ Watched by Daniel 15 Nov, 2014

    Super Film! Der Film ist 90 Jahre alt, aber so gut gealtert, dass er immer noch unglaublich viel Spaß macht. Der Slapstick ist präzise getimed, sodass ich über all die dummen kleinen Witze laut lachen musste und die Action mit zwei Eisenbahnverfolgungsjagden ist explosiv.

    Ich hatte sehr viel Spaß an dem Film, vor allem daran, dass es ihm gelingt sehr viel Dynamik in die damals noch starre Kamera zu bringen, einfach indem im Bild viel mit Bewegung gearbeitet wird. Außerdem…

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  • Alexandre Impinna

    ★★★★½ Watched by Alexandre Impinna 13 Nov, 2014

    Michael Bay avant Michael Bay.

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  • Josh Bog

    Rewatched by Josh Bog 08 Nov, 2014

    He knows how to frame a shot.

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  • MiguelSolo

    ★★★★½ Watched by MiguelSolo 04 Nov, 2014

    ¿Pero cómo consigue este hombre semejante dinamismo con la cámara fija?

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  • funsohng

    ★★★★★ Watched by funsohng 31 Oct, 2014

    The General's straightforward yet engaging plot is perfectly realized by timelessly enjoyable performance of the one and only Buster Keaton; silent comedy at its finest.

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  • QED

    ★★★★ Watched by QED 28 Oct, 2014

    Directed by Clyde Bruckman and star Buster Keaton this film also features Marion Mack. During the US civil war a railway engineer from the South who was rejected by the army seeks to foil the plans of Northern spies.

    Compared to some of the Chaplin films I have watched lately this film has more of a clear plot but the humour is less frequent. The plot is a fairly average action adventure piece as the hero tries to regain the…

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  • Stephenpbreeze

    ★★★★ Watched by Stephenpbreeze 21 Oct, 2014

    Critics aren't wrong when they say The General is the height of silent comedy. An outstanding movie with production values light years ahead of its time

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  • Sarfaraz Abbasi

    ★★★★½ Added by Sarfaraz Abbasi

    Buster Keaton, what an awesome film, silent films are gem. Buster Keaton gives a wonderful performance in this highly excellent story, truly a fabulous and enjoyable.

    Loved the Bridge scene, conspiracy meeting scene, as well as beginning scene of Buster at ticket-line

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  • Riley Shingler

    ★★★★ Added by Riley Shingler

    The era of silent film was the time of some of the greatest comedians of all time. Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd and the comedic duo of Laurel and Hardy are legends in cinema and they can still elicit laughs from practically anyone almost a century after their heyday. Perhaps the greatest of all these comedians, and certainly the biggest daredevil, was Buster Keaton.

    Keaton, who was world famous for his death-defying stunts and gags, is most famous for his classic…

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