Saturday, June 20, 2015

The Cameraman

The Cameraman is a 1928 silent Buster Keaton film. Buster Keaton spends all his money to buy a camera, trying to get a job with the company the girl he's "sweet on" works for.

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Slant Magazine gives it 4 out of 4 stars and describes it as "right up there with Sherlock, Jr. as one of Keaton's most impressively self-reflective films and an ode to the unexpected and elusive lightening-in-a-bottle nature of filmmaking." Image & Narrative has a lengthy article with screenshots. DVD Journal calls it "the last really good Buster Keaton film". Images Journal notes it was "the most financially successful film of Keaton's career". Rotten Tomatoes has a critics score of 100%.

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