2020 Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards winners: ‘Dick Johnson is Dead’ dominates with feature and director wins

2020 Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards winners: ‘Dick Johnson is Dead’ dominates with feature and director wins “Dick Johnson is Dead” won both Best Documentary Feature and Best Director (Kirsten Johnson) at the fifth annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards. This Netflix film came into the competition with ...

Shoes – Silent Film from 1916 Plays at Webster University December 11th

Shoes (1916) screens along with the short film Suspense (10 minutes – 1910) Sunday December 11th beginning at 7:30pm at Webster University’s Moore Auditorium (470 East Lockwood). To celebrate the ...

The Dumb Girl Of Portici – Silent Film Plays at Webster University December 4th

The Dumb Girl Of Portici (1916) Screens Sunday December 4th at 7:30pm at Webster University’s Moore Auditorium (470 East Lockwood). To celebrate the 100th anniversary of two of Lois Weber’s most ...

Anthology Film Archives Announces ‘Woman With a Movie Camera: Female Film Directors Before 1950’ Program

Anthology Film Archives Announces ‘Woman With a Movie Camera: Female Film Directors Before 1950’ Program New York’s Anthology Film Archives has announced the lineup for its ambitious Woman With a Movie Camera: Female Film Directors Before 1950,” which runs September 15 — 28. Among the spotlighted ...

The Academy’s Fall Lineup Includes Guillermo del Toro And Jay and Mark Duplass

© 2015 Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures. All Rights Reserved. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its fall programming slate, beginning with “This Is Duplass: An ...

Class Disparities and Prostitution Tackled in Early Female Director's Drama

Pioneering woman director Lois Weber socially conscious drama 'Shoes' among Library of Congress' Packard Theater movies (photo: Mary MacLaren in 'Shoes') In February 2015, National Film Registry ...

National Film Registry Adds 25. How Many Have You Seen?

Ah the National Film Registry inductees! One of the most important December cinematic traditions that I always forget about. I wish it were in March each year -- since it's not any kind of "year ...

'Willy Wonka,' 'Saving Private Ryan,' 'Big Lebowski' added to National Film Registry

'Willy Wonka,' 'Saving Private Ryan,' 'Big Lebowski' added to National Film Registry Each year, the Library of Congress selects 25 films to be named to the National Film Registry, a proclamation of commitment to preserving the chosen pictures for all time. They can be big studio ...

‘Saving Private Ryan’, ‘Ferris Bueller’ & More Added To National Film Registry

‘Saving Private Ryan’, ‘Ferris Bueller’ & More Added To National Film Registry Spanning the years 1913-2004, the 25 films to be added to the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry for 2014 include Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan, Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby, ...

Movie Poster of the Week: “Bettina Loved a Soldier” and the Bluebird Photoplay Ads of Burton Rice

Earlier this month I discovered this Deco delight on the excellent silent film Tumblr The Loudest Voice, where it was billed as “Ad for Bettina Loved a Soldier, 1916” with no further information as to ...