Tags » Silent Cinema

New Book: Queer Sexualities in Early Film

Queer Sexualities in Early Film: Cinema and Male-Male Intimacy.

I am proud to announce that the above title has now been published (in the UK) by I. 396 more words


Play On! New BFI Shakespeare Blu-Ray Review + Competition

After introducing a successful screening of Amleto (the Italian Hamlet) at the Watershed last month, we turned to Luke McKernan to give us his thoughts on the new BFI Silent Shakespeare compilation… 1,188 more words

EFC II #1 - A Trip to the Moon {Le Voyage Dans La Lune} (1902)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#1 – A Trip to the Moon {Le Voyage Dans La Lune} (1902)
Dir. George Méliès
Starring: Victor Andrè, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet, Jeanne d’Alcy, Henri Delannoy, Depierre, Farjuat, Kelm, George Mèliès… 73 more words

Epic Film Challenge

Amleto, Shakespeare in Italian!

On the 23rd of June 2016 we presented the Italian silent Amleto at the Watershed, which featured sharp piano accompaniment from Mr Neil Brand… 1,059 more words

The Last Command - New Blu-ray Review

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… 1,171 more words

Happy Birthday, Doug Sr.!

The mesmerizing and incredibly accomplished Douglas Fairbanks the elder was born on 23 May 1883.

Pro Top: The First King of Hollywood: The Life of Douglas Fairbanks… 9 more words


Another Man with a Movie Camera from the Masters of Cinema - Blu-ray Review

“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. 1,121 more words