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  • Silent films that express an era

    Silent films that express an era
    Warner Bros. caused a seismic sensation Oct. 6, 1927, when the studio premiered "The Jazz Singer," the first feature that included sound using synchronized dialogue sequences. But while the Al Jolson drama proved to be the death knell of silent movies, some of the most artistic silent films were released in 1928 as studios were beginning the transition to talkies.
  • For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops

    For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops
    This Is the End Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $40.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday A generation of comedy stars has been dominating movies for the last decade by playing "themselves," so it was only a matter of time before they went all-in on the...

    'Lost' American film treasures, found in New Zealand, come to DVD

    'Lost' American film treasures, found in New Zealand, come to DVD
    If you care about lost films in general and silent films in particular and can’t wait till they arrive on DVD (no names, please), the moment is now. The National Film Preservation Foundation’s “Lost & Found: American Treasures From the...

    Critic's Pick: Treasure-trove of silent films on DVD 'Lost & Found'

    Critic's Pick: Treasure-trove of silent films on DVD 'Lost & Found'
    If you care about lost films in general and silent films in particular and can't wait till they arrive on DVD (no names, please), the moment is now. The National Film Preservation Foundation's "Lost & Found: American Treasures From the New Zealand Film...

    John Badham on moving a film in a good direction

     John Badham on moving a film in a good direction
    In a directing career that has spanned four decades, John Badham has had more than his share of hits, including 1977's "Saturday Night Fever," for which John Travolta earned his first Oscar nomination, as well as 1983's "Blue Thunder," 1986's "Short...