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Review: Away

While the definition of film will vary from person to person, no one can deny it is a visual medium. Despite featuring stories with spoken dialogue, it's entirely possible to convey emotion and drama through visuals alone. This was accompli...

 
 
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Jackie Chan should make a modern day silent film

Even though Jackie Chan is working on a new Police Story film (Police Story 2013), his days of big and crazy action are apparently at an end with Chinese Zodiac. You can see some of that death-defying action at the Jackie Chan Experience re...

 
 
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Watch the trailer for a 1926 Great Gatsby silent film

Baz Luhrmann will be the newest director to try his hand at creating a cinematic adaptation of the classic American novel The Great Gatsby, but he definitely isn't the first. Only one year after F. Scott Fitzgerald novel was published, The...

 
 
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Flix for Short: The Old Way and the New Way (1912)

With the Republican National Convention continuing tonight and the election approaching, this is a political installment of Flix for Short. It's also a historical one. Above is the 100-year-old silent film The Old Way and the New Way, the ...

 
 
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Melies' remastered Trip to the Moon to screen in Chicago

Georges Méliès' unequivocal masterpiece A Trip to the Moon was recently remastered and the new version now has completely hand-painted color as well as a soundtrack by the French atmospheric band Air. At the time, we were unsu...

 
 
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Moviegoers demand refunds because The Artist is silent

I found out that The Artist was a silent film a day before I saw it. I could have very easily gone in completely unaware, which I do think would have bothered me. I would have quickly gotten over it, however, because it's a great movie...

 
 
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Review: The Artist

[This review was originally posted as part of our coverage of the 2011 New York Film Festival. It has been reposted to coincide with the film's theatrical release.] While I watched The Artist, I found my thoughts constantly being drawn to t...

 
 
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Air to release A Trip to the Moon score next year

This year's Cannes Film Festival kicked off with a newly restored print of Georges Méliès's A Trip to the Moon, featuring a score by the French music duo Air. Since that time, the band has expanded their score for the sil...

 
 
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Trailer: The Artist

So this is certainly unique. The Artist is a black and white, silent film about the fall of a silent movie star amidst the rise of sound. It apparently tore the Cannes Film Festival up, prompting it to be purchased for a high pri...

 
 
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30 minutes of lost Hitchcock movie discovered

The White Shadow, a silent "atmospheric melodrama starring Betty Compson in a dual role as twin sisters, one angelic and the other being ‘without a soul.’" is one of Alfred Hitchcock's earliest contributions to cinema, as h...

 
 




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Daniel Isn't Real"Daniel is real good"

 

Runaways (Season 3)"Not much running in this one"

 

Red Handed"Snake dancin' and kidnappin'"

 

Queen & Slim"Ride or die"

 

The Good Liar"Liar, liar"

 

White Snake"This one won't fit in your boot!"

 

21 Bridges"We've crossed this one before"

 

Varda by Agnes"A life's work, a final chat"

 

Away"Shhh..."

 

Harley Quinn (Season 1)"No subheading I think of will be as funny as this show"

 

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"A perfectly pleasant neighbor"

 

The Dwelling"The bed that doesn't eat"

 

Frozen 2"Thawing"

 

Ford v Ferrari"Car Wars"

 

10 Minutes Gone"Regrettably forgettable"

 

Recap: The Mandalorian (Season 1, Episode 1)"Star Wars, but with more shooting"

 

The Shed"It's actually about the vampire inside the shed"

 

Lady and the Tramp"Wait, this isn't a cash grab?"

 

Midway"戦争はつまらない"