Catalina Film Festival founder Ron Truppa realizes that it's a crowded time to be introducing a new sprocket opera into the world, but he believes the three-year-old Catalina event, which ran Sept…
A weird yet welcome sideshow oddity on the stage of international art cinema, "Sadourni's Butterflies" tips its hat to the ghosts of German expressionism.
This quixotic documentary seeks to defend Jewish entrepreneur Bernard Natan against claims that he got his start peddling silent-era pornography.
Orson Welles’ long-lost 1938 film “Too Much Johnson” was recently discovered in an Italian warehouse and has now been restored, according to the George Eastman House and other preservation orgs. The…
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…
Chaplin, Tati and Lewis retrospectives were among the highlights at this year's edition of Il Cinema Ritrovato, a treasure trove for film lovers.
Based about 9 miles southwest of central London, Twickenham Studios was built on the site of an old ice-skating rink that was acquired in 1912 by Dr. Ralph Jupp. One of the U.K.'s oldest surviving…
A U.S. tour of Alfred Hitchcock's nine earliest surviving works, all silent pics newly restored by the British Film Institute, will roll out this summer.
"Breakfast at Tiffany's," "A Christmas Story," "Dirty Harry" and "The Matrix" highlight an array of films deemed culturally significant enough for inclusion on the National Film Registry, Librarian…
Spain's Pablo Berger -- who has taught film at Princeton, Yale and the Sorbonne -- says his films all have three things in common: emotion, humor and surprise.
The dots and dashes don't connect in "The Silent War," a '50s Chinese spy thriller that examines the interception of government intelligence via radio frequencies.