This is one of the the most magnificent films that exist, each moment is perfectly crafted. From the cinematography to the score. Symbolism and narrative. The films hits every note with craft and mastery in a way that will rarely be met in the years since and I do not imagine this run to end. The film envisions a dystopia that is far too believable and forward thinking to our time. One of the greats.
This emperor has no clothes! Everybody here is giving this movie high ratings. Yes, it's a major milestone in film history. Yes, the visuals are stunning. But it's a terrible film! The acting is embarrassingly melodramatic. The plot was hackneyed even back in 1927. Set yourself free, people! You don't have to pretend to like this movie! I'm a big fan of silent cinema. There are many silents that are way better.
Enjoyed watching this, even though it took many sittings until I finally finished it. For the time, I find it's incredible to see such special effects and well made science fiction scenes. The story is also interesting, just keep in mind it's a long movie and also a silent one (minus the music!)