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Silents at LFF

In the October 2018 issue of Sight & Sound, I previewed the silent films being screened at the London Film Festival this year. I also reviewed the Criterion Blu-ray of… 8 more words

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Double Feature #76 - The Oyster Princess and The Doll

For this week’s post, FilmStruck put up a bunch of Ernst Lubitsch silent films. I had heard about some of these films from one of Peter Bogdanovich’s books, but I had never seen one. 3,095 more words

Double Feature

Kingdom of the Fairies

I decided to start this new Archive category, being an avid collector of classic films. There is so much valuable archive footage available for free on the internet, and when I was growing up sites like… 416 more words

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Häxan (1922)

SCORE: 5/5

Director: Benjamin Christensen

Released: September 18, 1922 (Sweden Theatrical Release)

Date watched: August, 2018 – Home Video

Häxan is a brilliant docu-horror film about the fascinating and morbid topic of medieval witchcraft beliefs and religious responses. 325 more words

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Nosferatu (1922)

Nosferatu

1922 // Germany // F. W. Murnau

A slender figure, in the form of a shadow, is steadily going up a stair towards a room, once it arrives at the top, the shadow of its claws eerily stretching out, in an unnatural way, to the door frame. 735 more words

Adaptation

2018/Screening #1: Sunrise (1927) - 95 min.


In this melodrama a farmer is forced to choose between a seductive it girl from the big city and his simple and innocent country wife. 184 more words

METROPOLIS (1927)

I lived in New York for a couple of years and I used my time there to get a New York Public Library Card. Aside from offering me far more materials to check out, as opposed to my small town library, it comes with other perks. 1,273 more words

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