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Hell's Hinges screening, 25 September 2016

Charles Swickard’s silent Western Hell’s Hinges (1916) is being screened at the Barbican Centre in London on 25 September 2016. The Dodge Brothers (fronted by Neil Brand) will provide a musical accompaniment for this classic William S. 8 more words

Westerns

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1920)

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari is my favorite silent film of all time and I recommend everyone to watch it.

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari… 103 more words

Horror

Silent Film: The Magical Spinning chair

Summary: Our original intention when making this short film was to create comedy as our initial emotional response. We wanted to reciprocate ‘The Vanishing Lady’ by George Méliès, but give it a more modern twist, enabling it to connect more to our current age audience, but still give it a ‘old timey’ feel. 17 more words

Early Cinema

Why William Wellman will always have Paris

The silent movie revival (© 2011) takes many, many different forms. A few months back, in February, I noticed a clip from a silent movie popping up in my Facebook feed a lot. 1,670 more words

Silent Film

Buster Keaton's Best, Funniest Movie

I love Buster Keaton–nearly 100 years on, his movies are still some of the most amazing, hilarious, creative, and wild ones out there.

Earlier this year, I showed my family his little masterpiece… 69 more words

Humor

Final Blu-Ray Menu

Here is my final design for the Blu-Ray menu inspired by the 1927 Metropolis film by Fritz Lang.  This project was an eye opening and made me realized that I have to pay more attention to tiny details in the execution of projects in general but especially on this type of interfaces.   58 more words

1927

The House of Darkness (dir. DW Griffith, 1913)

The House of Darkness is rather unsung as far as Griffith’s short films go. It’s about the soothing effect of music upon a mentally deranged man, one which becomes a major boon when he breaks into the home of a former nurse. 104 more words

Silent Film