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Buster Keaton: 3 Films


Unfairly overshadowed by the works of Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton was arguably the greatest of the silent clowns. Now, Eureka Video’s Masters of Cinema series brings together three of his best pictures –  87 more words


The Agent & The General

“Do you know why you’re here?”

“I can guess.”

The room is dark with only a single lamp shedding light on the situation.

“Humor me.” 1,086 more words


The General, A Rhyming Sestina

Can you walk with no care
in the mind created? Is there a wall
within the soul sung into you? Did you
exist there, at the beginning of it all? 271 more words


TTYA - The General (1926)

Buster Keaton = Shitty Charlie Chaplin.

I absolutely despise this movie. I watched this movie before I saw any of Chaplin’s movies, and it probably put me off of him for a solid month, which I consider a great offence. 475 more words

Film Review

'The General' holds up, almost 100 years later

By Casey Campbell

Told with heart and humor, Buster Keaton’s The General is an absolute delight, while being technically exquisite. And boy, does it hold up.  592 more words


Question? (part fifty-four)

“How did she do it?” Joan asked after being briefed on Sally and Toby’s early and unique solution to their current assignment.
“In part by developing typewritten lists. 405 more words

Question? (part forty-nine)

A third goal presented itself in Sally’s e-mail the next morning and a bit of a routine entered Sally’s day. She took notes and set up basic movements on the table for Toby to view. 881 more words