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THE CABINET OF DR. RAMIREZ (1991) - Modern-day silent movie

I’ll bet you didn’t know that some major actors performed in a silent movie in 1991. I wouldn’t have known it myself if PBS hadn’t broadcast the movie on “Great Performances” two years after the movie was released. 351 more words

April 2nd, 2017 Movie - The Lodger (1927)

When I first read the general plot outline for today’s movie, I had to stop and think for a minute because this honestly sounded like a movie I had already reviewed. 1,649 more words

Movie Review

ReelReviews #106: 1920s Best Picture winner: Sunrise (1927)

MARCH 5, 2017 SCREENING: SUNRISE: A SONG OF TWO HUMANS (1927)

Here’s a little trivia that most people probably aren’t aware of: there were actually TWO “Best Picture” winners at the first annual Academy Awards ceremony in 1929—and it wasn’t because of a tie-vote.  582 more words

Drama

Accommodating Cultures or Time Management

For quite some time, must be at least seven or eight years, I’ve been making our yogurt. Two reasons: purity and plastic. The homemade stuff doesn’t have any of the additives of commercial yogurt. 452 more words

Simple Pleasures

FRINGE 2017 -LACONIC : A SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - KOFFEE INK - 4*

Laconic : A Short Film Festival featuring film and animation by emerging South Australian film makers.

Presented in the intimate setting of Koffee Ink Cafe at Adelaide Oval where sofas, tables and chairs were arranged in front of a large tv screen normally used as background tv and live footage of sports events happening at the oval, it was good to see the space being used in a different way and it worked well. 223 more words

FRINGE 2017 - NOSFERATU - A SYMPHONY OF HORROR - MERCURY CINEMA - 4*

I had only ever seen short excerpts from this film so it was fascinating to see a full-length version of the F W Murnau movie based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula and made almost 100 years ago.  137 more words

DER GOLEM. (1920) REVIEW BY SANDRA HARRIS. ©

THE GOLEM: HOW HE CAME INTO THE WORLD or DER GOLEM, WIE ER IN DIE WELT KAM. (1920) DIRECTED BY PAUL WEGENER. WRITTEN BY PAUL WEGENER AND HENRIK GALEEN. 990 more words