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Run, Forrest Run

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Here; remember the scene in the movie 'Forrest Gump,' when Forrest and his girlfriend Jenny Curran were walking home from school and a Jeep load of young white thugs came after Forrest. To communicate to the theater audience the danger Forrest was in, the film director had the camera focused on the Confederate flag license plate in the front of the Jeep. The Jeep was moving fast, but Forrest was moving faster and Jenny was screaming “Run, Forrest Run.” Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘The Freshman’ (1925) – The Criterion Collection

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Harold Lloyd inadvertently paves the path for college comedies and sports movies. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Safety Last!’ – The Criterion Collection

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Yes, it's hard to fathom there was a time in cinematic history wherein performers would risk their necks the way Harold Lloyd did in movies like Safety Last!. Read More »

DVD Review: Lonesome (Criterion Collection)

A classic of silent cinema by a little known director who went on to a career as an anthropologist. Read More »

DVD Review: The Gold Rush (1925) – The Criterion Collection

Criterion lends its magic touch on yet another Charlie Chaplin classic. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: A Trip to the Moon (1902)

A truly magnificent Voyage dans la Lune. Read More »

What if The Empire Strikes Back was a Silent Film?

Love the piano music. Read More »