Articles tagged buster keaton

Criterion Puts Charlie Chaplin in a Different ‘Limelight’

Criterion's official release of Limelight should finally give Charlie Chaplin the proper recognition he deserves for his sound films.

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Buster Keaton the Inventor and Charlie Chaplin the Conjurer

The films of Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin share a fraternal vitality and invention.

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Nary a Word: ‘The Last Laugh’ and ‘The General’

The sound era added nothing thematically or tonally that wasn't already perfected in silent films.

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Vintage films - from a silent screen classic to some of the best romantic comedies of the 1950s - highlight this week’s DVD releases. “

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The Cook and Other Treasures (2003)

Both films showcase Fatty Arbuckle's talents for physical comedy.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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