This month, I am going to be sharing silent films that are special to me personally in one way or another.
Review #1: The film that made me love silent movies
City Lights (1931)
Talkies were the rule but Charlie Chaplin wowed Depression-era audiences with his brilliant throwback.
Review #2: The first silent feature I ever saw
Mary Pickford’s slice of Southern Gothic is a creepy treat.
Review #3: The first silent movie I was obsessed with
The Lost World (1925)
A subject dear to any kindergartner’s heart: Dinosaurs!
Review #4: A film that made me love the pre-feature silents
The Sunbeam (1912)
A melodrama with its feet firmly planted in Victorian times. Know what else? It’s fantastic.
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