December 17, 2013 - 11:15am
Decca presents 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari' with live musical accompaniment
Have a drink, grab some appetizers, and witness this excellent silent film.
I love movies. Obviously. I love movies of all kinds, all shapes and sizes, but silent movies have a very special place in my heart. I even made one.
February 22, 2013 - 11:30am
Midnights at the Baxter presents 'City Lights'
See Charlie Chaplin's "romance in pantomime" on the big screen.
My intense love of Charlie Chaplin is no secret to anyone. In the silent era of film, the Germans were the best – except for Chaplin. It is my honest belief that the world would be a better place if everybody watched his films. There is something special about them, something pure and...
January 10, 2013 - 12:35pm
Two silent comedians face off as the Louisville Film Society presents Buster vs.
With live musical accompaniment!
Silent film is wonderful. It's a view of the movies from a whole other world. With the absence of the availability of wordiness, ideas needed to be expressed almost exclusively through movement and pantomime, with maybe a few title cards thrown in. It is this writer's personal opinion that...
July 29, 2012 - 8:08pm
The Cinemark Classics series at Tinseltown presents 'Wings' [Movies]
Two men, one woman, and the Great War.
Have I ever mentioned how much I love silent films? I'm not sure if I have stated it explicitly, although it has certainly been implied. It was the medium of the great Charlie Chaplin, who continued to make silent films long after the advent of synchronized sound, claiming that talking...