Create Game Lists on
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  Login Using Facebook

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) Movie Reviews

Your Rating:
Buy The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) DVD from AmazonBuy The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) DVD from Amazon  Add to List: Add to movie listWrite Review +Request correction +Submit a plot +

Full Movie Reviews

1 - 1 of 1 

  View SIngli6's Profile

07/02/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Unlike the Painting, has Stood the Test of Time

In Oscar Wilde's original novella, the mordancy and erosiveness of his captivating and ingenious wit circumvented the tired tropes of Victorian Gothicism and permitted the more philosophical Faustian themes of the tale to take centre stage. It was that perfect amalgamation of the irreverent and the meditative that convinced me to name the book as the greatest literary work of all time; and it was the refined visual style of director Albert Lewin that finally - after viewing a total of six meager adaptations - satisfied my high standards for the book's adaptation.

Certainly, the film does not have an efflorescent effect on its source material (man cannot reach a higher standard of perfection than that which is seen in Wilde's novella), but it does as much justice to it as is physically...

Rating of

read more +
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
Best Film of Each Year Since 1960 by KingoftheCorn
2010 by Karmand
Need to see 1968 by Daniel
movies of 2017 by skater4159
Movies I've Watched by Muskurana
Movies I've Seen by Jesús
Top Movie List by Ben
Movies I've Watched by Chris Ghost




Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us


About us



Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use