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We Didn't Need Dialogue. We Had Faces!

In 2014, the concept of silent movies seems to be so far away that no one would consider watching a film from that era for the pleasure of it. 1,150 more words


Close-Up: A Trip to the Moon (1902)

Generally considered to be one of the first great narrative films, Georges Méliès’ 1902 film, A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage dans la Lune), … 297 more words


Film Favorites: Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

Sunrise was one of “those” films. By those, I mean the films which changed cinema, which defined “before” and “after”. While the case is often made for… 1,481 more words


Must-Watch Cinema - Les Vampires (Louis Feuillade, 1915-16)

French director Louis Feuillade has been on my mind a lot recently. This may be due to the amazing recent Blu-ray release of Georges Franju’s remake of… 165 more words

Crime Films

Close-Up: Archangel (1990)

Every once in a while, you come across a film that is wholly confusing, yet still manages to be a delightful viewing experience. Guy Maddin’s… 432 more words


1st Fly-in Cinema in Europe

On Texel Airport (Netherlands) the first European fly-in cinema took place. On a 40′ x 20′ inflatable movie screen the blockbuster “Top Gun” was shown and spectators were able to watch it out of their own plane! 52 more words

Inflatable Movie Screen