A call to action to save an important film historic institution in the big city. Continue reading Threat to The Cinema Museum, Kennington
We are still only a few weeks into this new year and yet 2017 we are only beginning to warm up. Expect a firestorm of silent film events through the rest of this winter going into spring! Continue reading Silent Winter Going Into Spring
Abel Gance’s Napoleon (1927) is still making it’s impact throughout the country. We just can’t get enough of it. So … Continue reading The Transformation of Napoleon: From 35mm to 9.5mm to Digital
With our upcoming screening of High Treason at the Curzon in Clevedon on September 10th 2016, we felt it necessary … Continue reading High Treason: Looking forward to 1940 or reaching back to the Great War?
We turn to Luke McKernan to give us his thoughts on the new BFI Silent Shakespeare compilation Play On! Not an ordinary collection by any measure, but a valuable addition to the silent film library. Continue reading Play On! New BFI Shakespeare Blu-Ray Review
With our upcoming screening of the Italian silent Amleto at the Watershed, we have been reading up on this exemplary Shakespeare adaptation from 1917. Here we present some background on the film from Luke McKernan. Continue reading Amleto, Shakespeare in Italian!
Our intrepid reviewer, the silent film savant Mark Fuller returns to the fray once more to offer his thoughts on … Continue reading The Last Command – New Blu-ray Review
You can get a funny sense of déjà vu in the bubble that is silent film fandom. In the growing market for silent film restorations on blu-ray the field is starting to get crowded. How does this new release stack up? Continue reading Another Man with a Movie Camera from the Masters of Cinema – Blu-ray Review
The First International Colour Conference was a great gathering for early and silent film enthusiasts, and we’re here proud to present a brief report on proceedings from the two days. Continue reading All the Colours of The Film
Exciting news of a new silent Bluray release from the BFI, with Anthony Asquith’s smashing Shooting Stars finally getting the treatment it deserves. Little known outside the circles of British silent film fandom, this is a release not to be missed. Continue reading Shooting Stars – The New BFI Bluray release