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Le Voyage Extraordinaire (2011)

France 80m, Colour; B&W Director: Serge Bromberg, Eric Lange: Cast: Costa-Gavras, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Michel Gondry Michel, Michel Hazanavicius, Nicolas Ricordel, Eric Lange, Tom Burton The Extraordinary Voyage is an engaging … Continue reading

04/23/2017 · Leave a comment

The Babadook (2014)

Australia/Canada/US Director: Jennifer Kent; Cast: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, Hayley McElhinney, Barbara West, Ben Winspear A truly frightening psychological horror film, The Babadook relies on the audience’s imagination … Continue reading

04/21/2017 · Leave a comment

Moving Pictures: For Modern Audiences

In a poll that I conducted with 20 of my “middle-aged” friends, I found that about half had seen fewer than five silent films in their lifetime, and one had … Continue reading

04/20/2017 · 4 Comments

Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces (2000)

US 85m, Colour/B&W Director: Kevin Brownlow; Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Forrest J. Ackerman, Michael F. Blake, Teresa Blake, Ray Bradbury, Ron Chaney, Arthur Gardner, Mary Hunt, Sara Karloff, Patsy Ruth Miller, … Continue reading

04/16/2017 · Leave a comment

Mr. Wu (1927)

US 90m, B&W, Silent Director: William Nigh; Cast: Lon Chaney, Louise Dresser, Renée Adorée, Anna May Wong, Holmes Herbert, Ralph Forbes, Gertrude Olmstead Mr. Wu is a remake of a … Continue reading

04/16/2017 · Leave a comment

Nomads of the North (1920)

US 109m, B&W, Silent Director: David Hartford; Cast: Betty Blythe, Lon Chaney, Lewis Stone, Melbourne MacDowell Nomads of the North is a melodrama about Nanette, a young woman who is … Continue reading

04/13/2017 · Leave a comment

Kong: Skull Island (2017)

US/China/Australia/Canada Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts; Cast: John C. Reilly, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson Kong is a dark comedic reboot of the King Kong franchise which does … Continue reading

04/12/2017 · 2 Comments