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Seven Chances (1925, Buster Keaton)

James Shannon (Buster Keaton) learns that his grandfather has left him seven-million dollars (adjust that for inflation and gawp) in his will. But on one condition: that he be married by 7pm on his 27th birthday. 322 more words

On the Set with Jack Boyle

After last week’s announcement of the discovery of two long-lost Boston Blackie stories, it’s difficult to follow up with anything nearly as exciting this time around.   116 more words

Boston Blackie

Frames in Focus: The Paleface (Keaton,1922)

Buster Keaton is perhaps most remembered for his extraordinary stunt-based chases and moments of physical comedy, many of which involved leaps from moving vehicles, rotating houses and other physics-defying antics. 197 more words


Movies watched on 3-25-15

The Runestone-Lame, mediocre monster movie. I think it needed more Lawrence Tierney.

Diary of a Lost Girl-I started to lose interest after the first hour ended, but at least Louise Brooks was nice to look at.


The Bridal Party at Hardanger (dir. Rasmus Breistein, 1926)

THERE quivers a glittering summer air
Warm o’er Hardanger Fjord’s fountains,
Where high ’gainst the heavens, so blue and bare,
Are towering the mighty mountains; 1,017 more words

Film Reviews

Isfield Community Cinema - open day this Saturday!

We are delighted to be working with Isfield Village Hall to bring regular community cinema nights to Isfield Village Hall. For those of you in the area, we shall be at the Village Hall this weekend, as part of their Open Day, from 11am – 4pm. 214 more words