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The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906) Film Review

Background

The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906), directed by Charles Tait, is an Australian silent film and the first ever narrative feature film (previous feature films were boxing matches) at 60 minutes long. 1,039 more words

Cowell Fireside Lounge - (Not so) Silent Movie and 6pc. McChicken Sextet

Had a really fun show on May 24th at UC Santa Cruz’s Cowell Fireside Lounge with an old friend – addi somekh, Professor of Philosophy and inventor of the Balloon Bass. 170 more words

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THE JAZZ SINGER (1927) - Cinema's first popular "talkie" has not aged well

Despite its place in movie history, The Jazz Singer must be approached with a caution usually reserved for radioactivity.

The backstory is better than anything in the movie. 422 more words

Monster: The Devil, as depicted in The Haunted Castle (1896 film)

The Devil, as depicted in The Haunted Castle (1896 film)

Georges Méliès’ “Le Manoir du diable” (AKA “The House of the Devil” or “The Haunted Castle”), is one of the earliest short horror-themed films. 108 more words

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May 22nd, 2017 Movie - The Ring (1927)

Two old school Hitchcock movies in a row. This is a great start to the week. So this is another of his early silent movies that had never heard of before. 1,397 more words

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My specialist study

For my specialist study I have created a short stop motion film based on romance to fit in with our module which was ‘Emotional ties’. I have chosen to do a stop motion as it is something I am very passionate about, I want to improve in this area and hopefully I can get better with every movie I make. 403 more words

The Classics of Horror – Nosferatu (1922)

Nosferatu instilled in the mass audience the fear for vampires before the blood-thirsty creatures became a cult, before the story of Dracula was buried alive in clichés, jokes, marketing and more than 35 following movies. 364 more words

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