Our Hospitality
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Buster Keaton's third starring feature (discounting 1920's The Saphead, which was not conceived with Keaton in mind), Our Hospitality is a boisterous satire of family feuds and Southern codes of honor. In 1831, Keaton leaves his home in New York to take charge of his family mansion down South. En route, Keaton befriends pretty Natalie Talmadge (Keaton's real-life wife at the time), who invites him to dine at her family home. Upon meeting Talmadge's father and brothers, Keaton learns that he is the last surviving member of a family with whom Talmadge's kin have been feuding… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Buster Keaton's second feature as an independent is a gem."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Two great classic silent comedies"
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Two of the Great Stoneface's funniest and most imaginitve movies."
‑ Dan Lybarger, Lawrence Journal-World
"[Contains] one of Keaton's most spectacular and breathtaking stunts."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Consistently hilarious, highly watchable Keaton classic."
‑ Steve Crum, Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
"Keaton's first feature-length comedy is one of his best, a comic gem set against a backdrop of a Hatfield-McCoy style family feud."
‑ Steven D. Greydanus, Decent Films Guide
"Keaton's physical acting highlights Our Hospitality, and he demonstrates his directing skills with a great sense of pacing and timing"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
"Sherlock Jr. is Keaton's signature statement, and mind-warping flight of fancy on the dreamlike nature of films and the fluid nature of our ontological existence."
‑ Dan Jardine, Cinemania
"Prime Keaton."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"I need a different scale to rate this movie."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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