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VIDEO: 'Solipsism Variations' - Nights of Rizal

The marriage between Sylvia Plath’s hauntingly vivid poetry and Night of Rizal’s enigmatic – even frenetic at most times – mold of sound might sound like a rather perplexing union at first, but it’s not the most interesting part. 92 more words

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Before Mickey Mouse: support a new documentary about American silent animation

Well, this looks like an interesting investment. Andrew Smith, one of the brains behind the critically acclaimed Gerry Anderson documentary Filmed in Supermarionation, wants to make a new documentary about a less well-known era of animation – the silent years. 329 more words

Silent Film

First Screening December 14th

We are delighted to finally announce our first film screening on Sunday 14th December starting 4pm at Ipswich Film Theatre.

Everyone knows that December is a time for light and love, for magic, mystery, and mayhem so Suffolk Silents Society is marking the season with a tale from the Arabian Nights. 165 more words

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20. The End of the Twenties

I’m back with another “Fiction by Numbers” tale.  We are now up to number 20.

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In her apartment high on the hillside above Hollywood, Lotte raised her glass of champagne to the twinkling lights of the city. 409 more words

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Spione (1928): DVD/Blu-ray review

Spies are cool.  Spy films are really cool. Spione, Fritz Lang’s epic high-octane espionage thriller from 1928, is exceedingly cool. This a sexy, dreamlike movie, heavy on the action and light on logic, which both anticipates and outpaces such noir favourites as… 666 more words

Silent Film

RASP - Radiate - Power - Words

When talented soloists Matt Howden (Sieben) and Jo Quail first appeared together on the same bill at the Lantern Theatre in Sheffield and played a couple of pieces together such was the magnificience of the performance that it was agreed they should try, and find time to write and perform together and so… 355 more words

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City Lights (1931)

City Lights

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ out of 5

Directed by Charles Chaplin

Starring Charlie Chaplin as The Little Tramp

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2nd watch… 329 more words

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