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Feature: Lon Chaney Jr. - How the Wolfman was the Hunchback’s Son

Acting dynasties and show business families are not rare to find in Hollywood. The Coppola family includes directors Francis-Ford Coppola, Sofia Coppola and Roman Coppola, and the actors such as Jason Schwartzman, Talia Shire and Nicholas Cage. 610 more words



As a child of the 60s and 70s, I grew up reading about Tod Browning’s Freaks (1932), but having been banned in several countries, it was never shown on television and remained-for me-something akin to a “lost film,” achieving mythical status. 15,327 more words

Film Reviews

The Sounds of Silents at the Curzon in Clevedon this Spring

You will forgive us if we sound a trifle excited today! The reason for this is that we are absolutely thrilled to announce our first major events for 2016! 989 more words

Phantom of the Opera (1925)

The Bay Area’s economy may suck, but it can still be an amazing place to be if you love films (and can afford the occasional pricey event). 1,349 more words

Silent Film

Kraken Painting

This painting of a giant octopus or Kraken is so cool. I love the perspective of it–the underwater view showing the incredible difference in size between ship and creature. 254 more words

Illustrations And Art I Love

The Blackbird (1926) - reviewed by George

Years ago I heard a joke. An actor/impresario comes out on stage and tells the audience: “Ladies and gentlemen, tonight for your enjoyment and enlightenment, The Arendell Players present ‘Macbeth’. 961 more words