October 5, 2012

"Troubles of a Grasswidower"

"Troubles of a Grasswidower" (short), 1908 (or possibly 1912?). When his wife leaves, a man is useless around the house.

Written by, directed by & starring Max Linder.

Concept: 1/4 (Bad)
Story: 1/4 (Bad)
Characters: 1/4 (Bad)
Dialog: n/a
Pacing: 3/4 (Good)
Cinematography: 2/4 (Indifferent)
Special effects/design: 3/4 (Good)
Acting: 2/4 (Indifferent)
Music: 2/4 (Indifferent)
Subjective Rating: 4/10 (Eh, 2/4). Ha ha ha, men are useless idiots! Hilarious. Or not. Actually, it does manage to be moderately amusing in a few places. It's well made for its time.
Objective Rating (Average): 1.9/4 (Eh)

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