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  • Three Ages

    Three Ages

    ★★★½

    I didn't find myself laughing quite as often as with some of Keaton's later films, but I was smiling the whole time. The three-time-period premise is a lot of fun. It also has the falling apart car gag which is one of the funniest things Keaton has done.

  • The Merry Skeleton

    The Merry Skeleton

    ★★★

    I wish I was as merry as this skeleton.

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  • The Seafarers

    The Seafarers

    ★½

    I found it difficult to sit through a 28-minute piece of propaganda on a subject I don't care about in the slightest. I only got through it by repeating to myself, "Kubrick made this... Kubrick made this..." As I watched, I did my best to spot anything "Kubrick" about it. It was well shot, kind of. The subjects were always in frame and there were a couple competent tracking shots. But the truth is there's just no reason to watch this other than to be able to say "I've seen every Kubrick film."

  • The Haunted Castle

    The Haunted Castle

    ★★★

    There's some confusion about this film. Georges Méliès made two films whose titles are often translated as The Haunted Castle. The first was in 1896 and can be seen here. The second was made in 1897 (which this Letterboxd entry is for) and can be seen here.