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Essential Cuban Films You Should Know

This week, President Obama’s lift of the 54-year-long American trade embargo against Cuba — which would ease restrictions on travel and financial activities, normalizing relations with the country — was announced. 654 more words


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All Hail the Kings!

Fabulous news everyone!  According to “The Gothamist” website, the newly-restored Kings Theatre (aka Loew’s Kings) in Brooklyn will re-open on February 3, 2015 with a grand opening celebration headlined by Diana Ross.   18 more words


The Black Camel

Aside from some location photography in 1930s Honolulu and the fun of seeing famous personalities like Bela Lugosi and Dwight Frye in supporting parts, The Black Camel… 442 more words



Even the buffiest of old movie buffs are likely to think of Al Jolson’s THE JAZZ SINGER (1927) as the first sound film, notwithstanding the fact that it is mostly silent (part-talkie with bits of spoken dialogue in addition to musical segments). 211 more words


Sergio's Top Ten Favorite Pola Negri Portraits----#1

From “A Creature of Flame and Desire,” by Sergio Delgado, Copyright, 2014.

Here it is, the toppermost of the poppermost, the summit, the acme, the peak.   192 more words