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johnlink ranks CITY LIGHTS (1931)

I’m working my last day at the old job later this morning and then driving up to Maine to start my new job tomorrow. So this marks the last post of five and a half years, and exactly 725 rankings, of Rhode Island based movie watching. 762 more words

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My time in Rome for Capitolfest 2014

I had the most fantastic festival recap ever written ready to go when I read Norm Landis’ “Film fest ‘jewel’ grows’ piece in the Rome Sentinel and thought, “what’s the point?’  Mr. 1,807 more words

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This Film was completed for The Project Greenlight Competition. The maximum length the film could be is 3 minutes. My buddy Travis Zimmerman really nailed this part.

Ray Pierlioni


A quick little anecdote about this film. My initial intention was to shoot a film about a homeless man trying to raise enough money to buy a cup of coffee. 78 more words

Ray Pierlioni

Silents at the Cinema

Movies are about the big screen and I think this applies double to silent film. Now I have evidence to support this (or anecdotes if you’re being picky). 130 more words

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Faust: DVD and Blu-ray review

The news certainly caught my attention. Masters of Cinema has upgraded its DVD release of Murnau’s Faust: a German Folktale (1926) to a shiny new dual-format edition.  735 more words

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Stitching a Hero: England Expects (or Maurice Elvey, Nelson and Me)


On 19 December 2013, I sat alone and in silence in a darkened basement room at the British Film Institute, watching a biographical film made in 1918. 478 more words