G.W. Pabst
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 1 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Features

It’s Not Nice, It’s Art!
11 Nov 2007 // 3:59 PM

In the film version of The Threepenny Opera, Pabst managed to accomplish what Brecht could not: a true reconciliation between the satiric jubilance of the original stage play and the politically driven cynicism of Brecht’s revision.

Louise Brooks at 100: Interview with Peter Cowie
15 Nov 2006 // 10:00 AM

"One learned to take with a pinch of salt some of her assertions about people from the silent period. Sometimes it wasn't just her memory failing, it was a liberal attempt to build history in her own image." PopMatters talks to Peter Cowie, author of Louise Brooks: Lulu Forever.

//Reviews

German Expressionism Collection
6 Mar 2008 // 4:00 PM

We think of Expressionism, as practiced in the theatre and film of Germany and other European countries during the early 1900s, as a way of distorting the plastic elements -- Culture's extension of Nature's pathetic fallacy, where instead of trees and clouds reflecting our moods, it's the furniture and stairways.

//Blogs

'Lost Girl' and 'Phantom' Got Those Silent Upgrade Blu's
10 Nov 2015 // 3:00 AM

Two silent classics travel from nitrate to VHS to HD Blu-rays, regaining something of their forgotten glory.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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