Tag Archives: The Innocents

The Diary of a Chambermaid (1964)

Of the four adaptations of Octave Mirbeau’s controversial novel, Luis Buñuel’s version is by far the most faithful… and radical.

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’s influence is so great it reaches far beyond horror and into sci-fi, thrillers, and historical romances.

The Elephant Man

David Lynch’s work is widely misunderstood. To classify him as a surrealist misses the point. The Elephant Man proved he is a great humanist.

Black Narcissus

A landmark of British cinema from 1947, this frightening psychological drama involves a group of English nuns living high in the Himalayas.

Rosemary’s Baby

Rosemary’s Baby was controversial before it was made. Inspired by a real-life Satanist, a sinister aura has hung around it ever since its release in 1968.


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