Our intrepid reviewer, the silent film savant Mark Fuller returns to the fray once more to offer his thoughts on the newly blu-ray/DVD dual-pack edition of… 1,294 more words
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The mesmerizing and incredibly accomplished Douglas Fairbanks the elder was born on 23 May 1883.
“Didn’t you review Man with a Movie Camera six months ago?”
You can get a funny sense of déjà vu in the bubble that is silent film fandom, and not just from the many recycled love triangle plots or unerringly similar heroics we see in film to film. 1,233 more words
When you make a list of silent comedians, the three you would inevitably see are Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd. Doc Brown imitates Lloyd in… 594 more words
The CAPA Summer Movie Series is one of the (many, many) reasons I am thrilled to be living in my hometown again. It’s the oldest still-running classic film series in the US. 58 more words
The 23rd April is both St George’s Day and the anniversary of both the birth and death of William Shakespeare (1564-1616), and as we have now reached 400 years since the poet/playwright’s death, both the Globe Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company have created projects which happened this weekend. 787 more words