Saturday night’s London Film Festival Archive Gala was an extraordinary experience. Regularly a highlight of the silent film year, previous galas have showcased glistening restorations of old and faded movies paired with fresh scores of mostly excellent quality. 737 more words
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This is a guest post for Silent London by John Leman Riley, a writer and editor, specialising in Eastern European culture, and film sound.
Film theory is usually visually driven, and the Soviet kind – with its emphasis on editing – especially so. 1,729 more words
Silent Londoners are an erudite group, and no doubt we’re all regularly found in halls of academe, talking loftily of theories and histories, of books and poems and one-reel Snub Pollard movies. 213 more words
This Halloween I was really excited about reviewing the new Mummy— the first film to launch a new Universal Pictures own Cinematic Universe named the “Dark Universe” which is a reboot of their industry changing black and white monster films. 759 more words