Posts tagged with "The Artist"

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Posted by Brandy Dean March 23, 2012 2 Comments 492 views

Pretty Clever Film Gal’s fingers were flying all week to bringĀ  you the Toronto Silent Film Festival preview this week, resulting in what may be the first ever silent film induced case of carpal tunnel syndrome. But don’t fret my pets, this did not slow me down from my self-appointed rounds of idly surfing the […]

Film Friday | Weekly Roundup

Posted by Brandy Dean March 2, 2012 6 Comments 998 views

What a very exciting week it has been for silent movies and the people who blog about them. Suddenly, everyone wants to know more. It’s seems that an Best Picture Oscar win for the The Artist has confirmed this whole silent movie thing isn’t just a flash in the pan for the public. Everyone wants […]

Film Friday | Weekly Roundup

Posted by Brandy Dean February 24, 2012 2 Comments 876 views

Now here we are, almost at the big moment. The Oscars air this Sunday and the question on every silent film fans lips is “Will it or won’t it?” This year is such a silent film bonanza, we have the silent related Hugo as a back up to the actually silent The Artist. Just a […]

Film Friday | Weekly Roundup

Posted by Brandy Dean February 17, 2012 2 Comments 610 views

So, first thing this morning, my computer informs me it has VERY IMPORTANT updates to install and would like to install them NOW. I said, no, no… I have a Friday Film Roundup post to write and politely asked it to just hold its horses. Then, when the post was near completed, poof! The computer […]

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Posted by Brandy Dean February 10, 2012 2 Comments 846 views

Whoa, yet another week down. Tick tick tick. The confusing Toronto weather (Hello there Spring!) doesn’t help matters at all. Did I just not leave the house for four months? No, no – it’s just global warming. And still I dream of a 7 foot snow which apparently isn’t going to fall. Oh well. Despite […]

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Posted by Brandy Dean January 27, 2012 3 Comments 658 views

It’s been a fine week for silent film fans. The Oscar nominees for Best Picture include not only a movie about silent movies with Hugo, but also include an actual silent movie. Now we all need to put on our black turtle necks and adopt a disaffected air to assure everyone that we liked silent […]

Silence was Golden in Cinema from The Telegraph

Posted by Brandy Dean December 15, 2011 1 Comment 465 views

Ye gods, people! There’s a lot of silent cinema interest and nostalgia floating around these days, thanks to Hugo and The Artists. Some of I agree with, some of it is silly, some of it is blatant coat-tail riding. But this piece from The Telegraph, “Too late, we realise that silence was golden in the […]

Film Friday | Weekly Roundup

Posted by Brandy Dean December 2, 2011 2 Comments 532 views

Pretty Clever Film Gal is still struggling with the plague but crawling along the road to recovery. Thankfully, there was much to entertain and divert this week, what with the return of Bobby O. to TCM and the silent film bonanza sparked by Hugo and The Artists. It feels like a fine time to care […]

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Posted by Brandy Dean August 26, 2011 1 Comment 414 views

Pretty Clever Film Gal has been busier than a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs! But not so busy that she didn’t scour the interwebs for you! Before you read on, I need to send up an SOS. Do any of you dear readers use TIVO desktop to transfer and convert […]

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