Posts Tagged ‘ Silent film ’

Modern Robot Stirs the Ghost of Chaplin

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By
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ShareTweet  “Cured of a nervous breakdown, he now finds himself on the street and without a job,” menaces the blocky intertitle from eighty years ago as the synthesizer moodily sings below the screen. Following the sweep of the Oscars by the silent film “The Artist,” a bubbling of independent groups have offered reimagined presentations of
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The Passion of Joan of Arc

Mar 10th, 2012 | By
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ShareTweet Lacking sound might be the new vinyl. As “The Artist” swept the Oscars, Greensboro can claim to be one of the early communities to jump on the bandwagon of a resurgence of silent film, though in actuality Aycock Theater on Tate Street was anything but silent. A unique mash up of choral and orchestral
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