Possibly the most iconic film of early cinema, this science fiction epic is beautiful, quirky and shows surprising depth.
Whew! The second Classic Movie History Project Blogathon was an immense success and you all have a right to be proud of yourselves.
According to early French film, future societies would employ armies comprised entirely of women in hot pants. Once again, the French are ahead of the game. (Take that, Star Trek and your micro-mini skirts!)
One of the single most iconic silent films and certainly the most famous picture from the pre-feature era, A Trip to the Moon has been studied and discussed for over a century. Why is it so beloved and how did it drill down so deeply into our pop culture? That’s what we’re going to find out.
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Those discount trivia books that litter the shelves of chain bookstores have a lot to answer for. They state with great confidence that The Jazz Singer was the first sound movie, The Birth of a Nation was the first feature film, that The Great Train Robbery was the first film with a story…