- n. German filmmaker of sophisticated comedies (1892-1947)
“He appreciates Lubitsch so well that he crosses his own wires when he calls Lubitsch "a clever middlebrow craftsman mistaken for a highbrow genius".”
“In the New York Times, Dave Kehr reviews Facets 'first volume of a collection of films by Johan van der Keuken, "arguably Europe's most important documentary filmmaker, and:" Lubitsch's Hollywood Europe was a highly artificial, thoroughly imagined place, but then so was the Europe he envisioned while still in Germany, as revealed by the five wonderful films being released today on four discs by Kino International under the series title Lubitsch in Berlin.”
“On the other hand, even casual film fans have heard the name Ernst Lubitsch.”
“As you’ll notice, there’s a deposit for $10,000 from a company called Lubitsch Holdings.”
“However, if she worked with a director she trusted and admired, such as Lubitsch, Mamoulian, and Wyler, the results could be magic.”
“Brassy wallop meets a master of cinema this week when the 15-member Flat Earth Society comes to Astoria to perform an original soundtrack for the 1919 Ernst Lubitsch film "The Oyster Princess.”
“No duds are to be found in the whole bunch, and one just wants to stay transported to that magical sphere Lubitsch created for us.”
“A final, fitting anecdote: reportedly, after Lubitsch's funeral, a grief-stricken Billy Wilder, usually at no loss for words, could only mutter: "No more Lubitsch.”
“In yet another pristine Criterion release, again Lubitsch shows off his incomparable skill in fashioning soufflé-light comedies that poke sly fun at conventional human mores.”
“Lubitsch infuses this gossamer "East meets West" romance with his trademark chic style and clever substance.”
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