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#74: The Gold Rush (1925)

Dir. Charlie Chaplin
Starring Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swaine, Georgia Hale
Watched on: DVD: The Chaplin Collection: Two-Disc Special Edition

While any Chaplin film is going to be a worthwhile venture, I admit it puzzles me that… 835 more words

Man With a Movie Camera: the greatest documentary of all time?

Two years ago, Dziga Vertov’s landmark art film Man With a Movie Camera crashlanded into the top 10 of the Sight & Sound Greatest Films of All Time poll… 2,519 more words

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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


The Mark of Zorro, Hits the Mark with Douglas Fairbanks Dashing To and Fro

The Mark of Zorro, starring Douglas Fairbanks and directed by Fred Niblo in 1920, is a triumphant piece of film-making and a seminal turning point in moving making history. 716 more words

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95. The Phantom Carriage

And now, for something completely different. This film is not a horror film as I’ve thought about horror films before. It’s a drama with a ghost story that’s also a parable. 953 more words

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Schatten - Eine nächtliche Halluzination (1923)

Netflix is not the first place to look for a wide selection of silent films, but they do have a few available for streaming, one being 1923’s… 510 more words


Silent film with music - Buster Keaton's The General

Yesterday, my dad and I went to see the classic Buster Keaton film The General on a big screen with a live band who’d done a score specifically for this film. 241 more words