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Her Crowning Glory (1911)

US 14m, B&W, Silent Director: Laurence Trimble; Cast: John Bunny, Helene Costello, Mae Costello, Flora Finch, Edith Halleran, Kate Price Based on the old adage, “A woman’s crowning glory is her … Continue reading

02/12/2016 · Leave a comment

Barton Fink (1991)

US 117m, Colour Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen; Cast: John Turturro, John Goodman, Michael Lerner, Judy Davis, John Mahoney, Steve Buscemi Barton Fink is a bizarre satirical black comedy about … Continue reading

02/11/2016 · 2 Comments

Hell’s Angels (1930)

US 131m, B&W, Colour Director: Howard Hughes; Cast: Ben Lyon, James Hall, Jean Harlow, John Darrow, Lucien Prival Hell’s Angels is a complex and tragic action-filled melodrama about two British … Continue reading

02/11/2016 · Leave a comment

First World War Film Series: Hell’s Angels (1930)

The First World War Film Series continues this evening at The Rooms in St. John’s, NL. The second in a series of film screenings to honour the 100th anniversary of Newfoundland’s involvement … Continue reading

02/10/2016 · 2 Comments

Moving Pictures: A Vector for Infectious Disease

Everyone loves the moving pictures, especially infectious disease! In an article entitled “Whooping Cough Patrons”, the August 21, 1915 edition of The Moving Picture World adressed complaints about motion picture exhibitors who … Continue reading

02/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Crimson Peak (2015)

US 119m, Colour Director: Guillermo del Toro; Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, Jim Beaver Crimson Peak is a dark and beautifully styled gothic romance and ghost … Continue reading

02/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Suna no Onna (1964)

Japan 147m, B&W Director: Hiroshi Teshigahara; Cast: Eiji Okada, Kyōko Kishida Woman in the Dunes places an amateur entomologist into a nightmarish scenario when he agrees to spend the night with a local … Continue reading

02/09/2016 · Leave a comment
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