Posts tagged with "abel gance"

Film Friday Weekly Roundup

Posted by Brandy Dean September 28, 2012 2 Comments 1848 views

It’s shaping up to be a fantastic week for the classic film fan, especially the ones who live in Toronto. First, we get the totally fab news that Blancanieves is Spain’s official nom for Best Foreign Language Film at next year’s Oscars. Stay tuned for wider North American release! And coming up this weekend in […]

Film Friday Weekly Roundup

Posted by Brandy Dean June 1, 2012 2 Comments 2710 views

Just when you think summer is here to stay the weather devolves into a rainy, chilly mess. Fortunately, Pretty Clever Film Gal has been on a bit of an order/recording bender lately, so she’s got no end of indoor pursuits to keep her amused. Hopefully it’s sunny and warm where you are, but if not […]

Abel Gance’s Napoleon Just as Awesome as We Thought

Posted by Brandy Dean March 27, 2012 1 Comment 2360 views

The interwebs are ablaze with eye-witness reports of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival’s presentation of Kevin Brownlow’s restorationof Abel Gance’s Napoleon. Who would have thought you could pack the house for a 5 plus hour silent epic. Well, silent films fans, that’s who! And all of the first hand accounts confirm – Napoleon is […]

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