The Blue Angel
Dir. Joseph von Sternberg (1930).
The great cine-aesthetes first talkie (and only German film) is as stodgy as it is sleazy, as static as it is iconic, in detailing the S&M affair between a meaty, young Marlene Dietrich and a decrepit, old Emil Jannings.
Sun., March 6, 5:30 p.m., 2011
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