A movie for every day of the year – a good one. 28 August. Faust, the 1920s German expressionist silent blockbuster directed by FW Murnau, starring Emil Jannings
This is the film that made Marlene Dietrich a household scandal back in 1930. It’s the story of how a pompous but respectable schoolteacher is...
The tale of the old man who sells his soul to have his youth back and then uses his new vigour to ruin a beautiful young girl’s life is a European staple, but probably not the sort of thing Tom Hanks’s agent is going to beat down Meg Ryan’s door with