By Mike Dub Therapists have been featured in films ever since the profession began, which is to say, the majority of the time film has been around. And why not? A profession that is primarily based on observing behavior, understanding motivation, and investigating people’s minds and souls, psychology […]
Curated by Mike Dub *Festival Intro by Mike Dub [Monday, May 5] *Film #1: The Three Faces of Eve (1957; Dir.: Nunnally Johnson) [Mike Dub review on Wednesday, May 7] *Film #2: Equus (1977; Dir.: Sidney Lumet) [Daniel Barnes review on Monday, May 12] *Film #3: A Dangerous […]
Pandora’s Box (1929; Dir.: G.W. Pabst) GRADE: B+ By Daniel Barnes Some people have argued that the black bob haircut popularly associated with Louise Brooks was first sported onscreen by actress Colleen Moore. This may be true, even if pre-fame photos of Brooks show her with an evolving […]
A scene from the third and final film in our Silent Sirens festival, G.W. Pabst’s 1929 film Pandora’s Box, starring Louise Brooks. Read Daniel Barnes’ review of Pandora’s Box.
It (1927; Dir.: Clarence G. Badger) GRADE: B By Mike Dub If A Fool There Was marked the beginning of the sex symbol in popular American films in 1915, by 1927 Hollywood’s star system would be every bit as tightly manufactured as the assembly lines that built the films themselves. […]
A carnival-set sequence from the 2nd movie in our Silent Sirens festival, Clarence G. Badger’s 1927 silent film It, starring Clara Bow. Read Mike Dub’s review of It.