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  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed

    The Adventures of Prince Achmed

    ★★★★½

    “Even with primitive materials, one can work small wonders.” – Lotte Reiniger

    Still in its infancy in 1926, animation took a leap forward when Lotte Reiniger revealed her latest creation to the world. The film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed, was unlike anything audiences had seen before and, in many cases, since. Using thousands of cut-out silhouette figures, Reiniger created a beautiful world populated by fairy tale characters. This work holds a special distinction in the world of cinema as…

  • The Last Waltz

    The Last Waltz

    ★★★★★

    This is a very easy watch for me. It's comfortably one of my favorite music docs. There's a lot of energy to it and Scorsese adds some of his signature style. It was a good film to end the year on.