Monthly Archives: September 2014

Silent Rewind

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival (SFSFF) Silent Autumn presentation flowed wonderfully tonight at the Castro Theater, with a glorious and well-enjoyed program of features and shorts. It started with 3 Laurel and Hardy silent shorts, including the hilarious “Big … Continue reading

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Silent Autumn

It’s only a week away from “Silent Autumn,” the San Francisco Silent Film Festival’s (SFSFF) event to be held at the Castro Theater in San Francisco. On¬†Saturday, September 20, 2014, the SFSFF will present an all-day program of silent features … Continue reading

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Miss Lulu Bett

The 1921 silent film “Miss Lulu Bett” tells a familiar story about about a downtrodden women cast into a life of drudgery while her supposedly better-looking sister wins a husband. However, often the actress playing the poor sister, or (in … Continue reading

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Paths of Glory

Stanley Kubrick is one of those directors that make me super aware of the film-making process. While presenting pure¬†technique of camera placement and sound, Kubrick manages to maintain the tension and focus on the actors and story. Add to this … Continue reading

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