We have so many goodies in the pipeline! Three popular favorites are getting sparkling new releases.Continue reading “News from the Silent Movie Front: Rudolph Valentino, Alice Guy and Conrad Veidt”
Okay, so it’s been quite a time. My dog, Douglas Fairbanks, is pretty much a toddler: everything goes into his mouth and his face goes into everything. Well, that got him in trouble last night. Long story short, I spent quite a long stretch at the veterinarian today, which threw off my schedule completely.Continue reading “Silent Movies vs. Small Dog Adventures”
Lots of really exciting releases on the horizon, so I wanted to share the news with you.Continue reading “News from the Silent Movie Front: Josef von Sternberg, Alfred Hitchcock and More on Bluray”
Hey there, it’s been pretty wild here in California. I live reasonably close to the epicenter of the recent earthquakes and I have been dealing with the quakes and aftershocks.Continue reading “Sorry for the Posting Delay But We’re Earthquaking Here in California”
As always, there are some exciting happenings afoot in the world of silent film so let’s dive right in!Continue reading “News from the Silent Movie Front: Crowdfunding, Peter Pan and Bluray Bonanza”
I was scheduled to review The Ancient Law today but I have been fighting back a stomach bug for a couple of days and am on the mend but I made an executive decision to push the review back to Monday.Continue reading “Zounds! Gadzooks! A Stomach Bug Has Felled Me!”
I have my review for King of the Wild Horses almost ready to go but I am felled by the neverending cold.Continue reading “So it turns out that working weekend overtime while recovering from a cold is not such a good idea”
Quick note! I got a new phone and installed the WordPress app. However, it looks like comments submitted last night and approved through the app were… EATEN!!!! AAAAAAA!!!!Continue reading “WordPress Ate Some Comments!”
I know, exciting title, right? This seems to have erupted of late and so I wanted to clarify my stance on what linking to assorted editions of films means.Continue reading “Notes on Linked Home Media Editions”
Windows updates. Sigh. Long story short, my computer has been giving my problems all day so I am wiped out. Therefore, I have decided I will just publish a list of good Ivan Mosjoukine movies. You’re welcome.Continue reading “We are experiencing technical difficulties…”
I was thrilled with the response to my new podcast, which launched yesterday. A few questions came up multiple times so I thought it might be helpful to answer them all at once in a post. But thanks so much for all your support!Continue reading “Podcasting FAQs: Your Burning Questions Answered!”
Lots of exciting stuff being released, including several items that are common to see tie in with talkies but are quite rare for silent films. Let’s dive in!
I fell down a bit of a research rabbit hole the other day and ended up finding all kinds of examples of distressed dudes tied to train tracks for actual, honest-to-goodness suspense. This amused me no end, of course, and I naturally tweeted about it.
I know that movie collecting can be pricey and a barrier to new fans so I like to periodically share all the free goodies that kind archives and collectors share online.
Lots of happenings in the new year and many of them centered on this lil’ site. Let’s dig in!
I am very excited to say that I wrote an article that was published online by the Smithsonian Magazine’s website. It’s all about the importance of lost silent films and I am pretty thrilled about it.
The new year has kicked off and I have plans! First, let’s talk about your feedback.
Just a quick post today but I wanted to remind everyone that today, for the first time in two decades, an entire year of content has entered the public domain in the United States. The films and books of 1923 are no longer under copyright!
I’m on vacation but I wanted to drop a quick note to let you know that my DVD release of Kidnapped (1917) and its accompanying short films now has expanded distribution.
Greetings! Today has been a little nuts (I went out of town yesterday and got some pictures of silent film locations and I started my new job) so I am just going to share a few oldie but goodie articles and some silliness I have been engaged in online.
Last week, I wrote about some matters that could possibly effect the site’s future. Well, I am happy to say that everything has been satisfactorily resolved.
So much exciting news for silent movie fans right now with treasures both famous and obscure finally making it to home video. I’m pretty excited! Continue reading “News from the Silent Movie Front: Turn of the Century Filmmaking, Women Filmmakers and Silent Sci-Fi”
A few things have been churning in the real world that will affect the amount of time I have to dedicate to the website. I am going to be having a meeting today that should settle those matters.
More merch for you to enjoy! This one is a minimalist proclamation of our chosen area of geekery: classic movies.
Some exciting releases on the horizon (and on the shelves now) for silent film fans so let’s get started!
Just a few news items this time but I think they’re pretty amazing.
Lots of new releases, some of them have been on our wishlists for years! Let’s dive in.
Lots of new releases (and a few titles I just plain missed the first time) on the horizon, so let’s get down to business!
I’m at it again! More silent movie-related swag for your enjoyment and approval. This time, I tackle the important question of IT.
A couple of very interesting happenings in the world of early/silent film, both of which promise a slight rewriting of film history.