EFC II #195 – Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#195 – Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Dir. James Whale
Starring: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Ernest Thesiger, Valerie Hobson, Dwight Frye, Una O’Connor

The one hundred and ninety-fifth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, James Whale’s spectacular follow up to his seminal 1931 horror film, Bride of Frankenstein.

Recorded in October 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Undoubtedly, a fantastic horror film that transcends the often schlocky nature of the “monster movie,” a true classic of the genre.

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EFC II #54 – Triumph of the Will {Triumph des Willens} (1935)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#54 – Triumph of the Will (1935)
Dir. Leni Riefenstahl
Starring: Adolf Hitler, Max Amann, Martin Bormann, Walter Buch, Walter Darre, Otto Dietrich, Sepp Dietrich, Hans Frank, Josef Goebbels

The fifty-fourth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, one of the most infamous propaganda films of all time, Leni Riefenstahl’s controversial documentary covering a week of Nazi party rallying in Nuremberg, with Adolf Hitler at the forefront, Triumph of the Will.

Recorded in September 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s an important historical document, a superbly directed film by a female director, and something that should be seen by everyone, as it’s been a catalyst for me to learn more about this part of human history.