As a teenager I remember becoming aware of Greta Garbo. A news program of some sort did a story about how reclusive this former star was. She was so myterious to me, this woman of reknown and beauty in her … Continue reading
Category Archives: Films You Missed
Before it’s full review of Cimarron in 1931, Variety magazine described the film as “An elegant example of super film making and a big money picture. This is a spectacular western away from all others. It holds action, sentiment, sympathy, … Continue reading
When watching early films in some kind of chronological order, you can see how quickly filmmakers and producers used emerging technologies to make grander, better films. Immediately, All Quiet on the Western Front resolves all of the sound issues that … Continue reading
This week in Film History we are screening Citizen Kane. Although recent “Best Movie” lists don’t have it on top, it remains a stunning achievement of the Classical Hollywood period. Here’s to you Rosebud.
In honor of watching Modern Times today in Film History, a few smiles with Charlie Chaplin.
Today would’ve been Eadweard Muybridge’s 182nd birthday. In honor of the master of zoopraxology, the film that proved once and for all that horses do have all four feet off the ground when in a gallop.
While looking through some old class files, I found a document that began “Why I love hoop dreams so.” A stream-of-consciousness-no-proofreading kind of document, I realized that I must have written it after showing Hoop Dreams in my independent film … Continue reading
My good friend Dr. Mark Cunningham is returning to a practice he had for quite a while– watching a film a day. Although I’m doubtful I can do the same, I’m much more certain that I can recommend a great … Continue reading