ROME — Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" can still draw a massive crowd after 80 years. An estimated 7,000 spectators packed Bologna's Piazza Maggiore square to catch the 1936 classic starring Chaplin…
ROME — Italy's Cineteca di Bologna, the prominent film archives known globally as a prime film preservation entity, has announced a multiyear project in tandem with New York-based Cohen Media Group…
LYON — Audiences attending the Grand Lyon Film Festival at the Institut Lumiere this week got a look at something that has been unseen by moviegoers for the better part of a century: an alternate…
Film collector, curator and historian Fernando Pena figured he'd made the biggest discovery of his career when, back in 2008, he uncovered a complete print of the original, uncut version of Fritz…
Plausibility takes a back seat to laughs in Shannon Plumb's debut feature "Towheads," which works better as a series of well-conceived, impeccably timed and executed physical gags, with light…
Willy Switkes, a character actor who made appearances in films including "Tootsie" and "Taxi Driver" died March 7 at Montgomery Hospice Casey House in Rockville, Md of colon cancer. He was 83…
Legend turned hassock-hopping into high art
Charles S. Cohen has acquired the rights to the Raymond Rohauer Film Collection of over 700 titles, including prints of DW Griffith's "Birth of a Nation," Rudolf Valentino's "Son of the Sheik" and…
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) will host its ninth annual Silent Film Gala at Glendale's restored 1920s-era Alex Theatre on May 16.
The last comedy Buster Keaton made under his United Artists contract, it was held back for several months, getting itself concerned in several wild rumors. Whatever may have been the real reason why…
This has Buster Keaton slipping over a series of comedy stunts that cause but mild laughter.
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