This extraordinary piece of artistry and craftsmanship integrates its dazzling special effects so seamlessly that they're indistinguishable from the film's narrative, poetry, and, above all, metaphysics. full review
As atmospheric and menacing a work as the expressionist movement ever produced. full review
Here is a picture which is as far removed from the ordinary movie as a Tintoretto painting. full review
I sometimes feel, in this age of expert CGI, that I am being shown too much -- that technique is pushing aside artistry and imagination. The world of Faust is never intended to define a physical universe, but is a landscape of nightmares. full review
Still a classic example of eye-popping excess at a time when German filmmakers were among the most innovative in the world.