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Chase Me

Chase me was released as a bonus on the DVD for Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman and follows Batman chasing Catwoman across the city after he catches her stealing from from Wayne Enterprises. 198 more words

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Man With A Movie Camera - A timeless classic

Man with a Movie Camera


Movie poster by Jaishree Garg (All rights reserved)

Quick Summary

With no actors, story, or a made-up set, Dziga Vertov’s “Man with a movie camera” is a one-of-a-kind film that takes its audience on a scintillating cinematic journey. 1,530 more words

Capitalism

Destiny (1921)

Original title: Der müde Tod: ein deutsches volkslied in 6 versen

aka Behind the Wall

D: Fritz Lang / 94m

Cast: Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, Bernhard Goetzke, Hans Sternberg, Karl Rückert, Max Adalbert, Wilhelm Diegelmann, Erich Pabst, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Károly Huszár… 1,114 more words

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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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