Your First Year of Silent Films: This is where the chicks take over. Nya, nya, nya.

Sorry, boys, silent movie heroism is for girls!

Welcome back to my curated list of silent films selected with the newcomer in mind and designed to be viewed one weekend at a time. This time, we’re going to celebrate women who took center stage and turned gender tropes on their head.

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Your First Year of Silent Films: This is where they are accidentally hilarious

Welcome back to my curated list of silent films selected with the newcomer in mind and designed to be viewed one weekend at a time. For the past few weeks, the lists have included films that are artistic, entertaining or cute. This week, we’re going in the dead opposite direction. We’re looking for the worst.

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Your First Year of Silent Films: This is where they twirl their mustaches

Welcome back! This series is designed to create a to-watch list for silent film newcomers that can be viewed one weekend at a time. First, we were out to make an impact with bold choices and then we took a look at power couples of the silent era. This week, we’re going to step into the world of cackling villainy and heroes bold.

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Your First Year of Silent Films: This is where they wow you

Welcome to my new project! As I announced earlier this week, I am going to be curating a list of silent films designed to give newcomers as broad an experience as possible. I will be recommending two feature films and a couple of shorts every week. Follow my list and this time next year, you will have seen over a hundred silent films in every genre imaginable! Not bad for a newcomer, eh?

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