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Remember the pre-CGI visual beauty of Fantasia? Fischinger, who also worked with Orson Welles, Fritz Lang, among others, invented the "lumigraph" (a machine for "playing" colors on screen). This guy should be put on a stamp.
01 Mar 2018
From playing with Death to finding a lost Incan civilisation, these two silents are bursting with adventure and intrigue.
07 Sep 2016
Lifestyle's sun-kissed opening track finds our heroes in languid mood, contemplating foreign climes and foreign bodies.
20 Jul 2015
It’s impossible not to realize that the author, too, has come to the conclusion that Fritz Lang was a beast not even he could tame.
12 Mar 2014
Mid-way through our series, Day 5 is a glorious mishmash of international auteurist cinema. Today we go from saints and sinners, from Brookyln to Britain, from the beginning of time to the Dystopian future, and around the world and beyond.
14 Aug 2011
In Human Desire, one of the five films included here, Broderick Crawford is one of those big lugs whose volume control dial has been permanently stuck somewhere between "bluster" and "bellow."
26 Aug 2010
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