The filmmakers largely take Goebbels's injunction against 'aestheticizing experimentation' to heart, eschewing dialectical montage and allowing the clips to merely illustrate the diary entries. full review
[A] weirdly enthralling film of excerpts from Goebbels's diaries. full review
Lutz Hachmeister and Michael Kloft's fascinating documentary provides a chilling glimpse inside the brilliant but toxic mind of Joseph Goebbels via his extensive diaries. full review
A well-chosen selection of pictures and archival footage, plus some modern sequences in color, concisely sketch the history of Germany during the 21 years Goebbels continuously kept a diary (1924-45). full review
Devoted family man, aspiring poet and petty whiner, the Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels depicted in Lutz Hachmeister's unusual documentary presents a compelling study of the banality of evil. full review
Kenneth Branagh's fierce narration of Joseph Goebbels's di aries makes The Goebbels Experiment a visceral documentary.