Keyword : Silent Cinema
A close formal analysis of the famous unmasking scene, which reveals a veritable lexicon horror film ideas.
An analysis of some factors that continue to make Chaplin such an enduring comedian.
A report on the 29th edition of one of the world's most prestigious silent film festivals, La Giornate del Cinema Muto.
Using primarily secondary sources of the time, Brown outlines a road map for a tradition of British silent horror alongside those established in other National cinemas.
An introduction to the groundbreaking animation character created by the Fleischer brothers, Ko Ko the Clown.
An report on teh 26th installment of the Syracuse based Cinefest festival, a four-day fiesta of early cinema.
Syracuse's Cinefest turns 25.
One of the most impressive publishing endeavors in the area of film scholarship in recent years is the mammoth nine-year undertaking which resulted in this 720 page tome, This Film is Dangerous: A Celebration of Nitrate Film.
The fact that Decasia (USA, Bill Morrison, 2002) has had many screenings at an equal amount of very diverse feature and documentary film festivals is testament to its slippery nature.
An ideological analysis of the form-content bias in Birth of a Nation (1915).
The cinematic image of Baron von Munchausen examined.
Early cinema and the representation of Baron von Munchausen.
The Association of Moving Image Archivists journal's flagship issue.
It is usually thought that reflexivity in art comes with maturation and development. Hardly, as Morissette demonstrates with her in-depth analysis of reflexivity in early cinema.
PhD candidate Morissette follows up last month's interview with another brief chat with the late, great Phil Serling.
An in-depth analysis of an overlooked silent film classic by Russian emigré Dimitri Kirsanov.
In wake of the untimely death of its founder Phil Serling, Offscreen looks at the first post-Serling Cinefest.
With the sudden passing away of its founder Phil Serling, Offscreen looks back fondly at the unique film festival known as Cinefest.
An interview with film legend William K. Everson.
An interview with long time Cinefester and film historian Leonard Maltin.