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Sherlock Jr

Pune is well known as melting pot for cultural activities. Take out any day’s newspaper and you will find so many programs, events, functions, festivals, organized.  452 more words

FTII

The genius of silence – Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights (1931)

Silent films ask us to watch a film a little differently than how we are used to watching a film today.

A romantic comedy from the last days of the silent era, Charlie Chaplin’s… 651 more words

Classic Encounters

My Buster Keaton websites

I’d like to encourage all of my readers to visit The Love Nest, my newly erected website devoted primarily to Buster Keaton’s independently made silent films from 1920 to 1928. 40 more words

Silent Movie

Remembering Buster Keaton, with Love and Gratitude

Squonk. Squonk. Squonk. The walk to school from my house was five blocks long, and my crepe-soled shoes squeaked more slowly with each passing street. Squonk. 745 more words

Mini-Portraits

Honorary Oscars: The Rodney Dangerfield of film comedy

The following is my entry in the “31 Days of Oscar” Blogathon, being held from Feb. 2 through 24, and sponsored by the blogs Paula’s Cinema Club… 1,796 more words

Movie Review: The General (1926)


A guy gets the girl and helps score a battle win for the Confederates in 80 minutes. Don’t you just love the movies? The “guy” I’m referring to, Buster Keaton, plays both charmer and accidental daredevil in the Civil War silent comedy The General from 1926. 388 more words

Movies

Part of the experiment

When you think of a song, you think of the singer and all the emotions he or she put into a song (other reasons could be that it’s really catchy). 65 more words