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Scary Silents: "The Sealed Room"

It’s time for another scintillating installment of Scary Silents, kiddos! As I mentioned in my last post, today I’m going to be discussing the eleven-minute D.W. 2,610 more words

Edgar Allan Poe

Buster Keaton in THE NAVIGATOR (1924) - Stays afloat, but not without treading water

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

As The Navigator was Buster Keaton’s most financially successful (up to that time) of his independent movies, and because Keaton worked so hard on it and considered it one of his best feature films, one wants to like it more than one eventually does. 517 more words

Silent Movie

REVIEW: Blackmail with the BBC SSO

Presented as a companion piece to The Sound of Hitchcock, the BBC SSO present a rare opportunity to see Alfred Hitchcock’s 1929 silent masterpiece… 394 more words


20 Aug: Westport Film Society screening "City Lights"

20 August 2015 – 6:15pm

Lions Beach House

Free Admission

The Westport Film Society is proud to screen Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights. Named the greatest romantic comedy of all time but the American Film Institute, the 1931 classic inaugurated a fundamental shift in both the film industry and the artistic focus of Chaplin’s following work. 48 more words


Mel Brooks ABCs

A drawing obsession that took me over at the beginning of 2014. A picture for each letter of the alphabet based on a Mel Brooks film. 9 more words


Laurel & Hardy in SLIPPING WIVES (1927) - Hal Roach Presents Priscilla Dean

Ironically, Duck Soup, the first movie that showed Laurel & Hardy as a bonafide team, was followed by Slipping Wives, another one of those Pathe alternate-universe numbers. 475 more words