Things have been quiet around here lately, as most of my blog-related free time has been spent over on our Metro Classics website. In the past few months I’ve written the following articles there:
Why Charlie Chaplin Is Better Than Buster Keaton
A Filmography Of Wong Kar-wai In Eighteen Images (Or, Yay! Pretty Pictures!)
Clint Eastwood And The Myth Of The Last Golden Age
A Short History Of The Musical Genre, Towards Defending As Essential The Arguably Extraneous Dance Sequence At The End Of Singin’ In The Rain
A Short History Of The Western Genre, And Why The Wild Bunch Was Ahead Of Its Time
Movie Year Showdown: 1938 vs. 1939
Check them out if you haven’t already. If you have, read them again and see if they hold up over time they way classics are supposed to. We’ve only got a couple weeks left in this fall’s Metro Classics series. After that, I should be able to get back to posting over here, including a wrap up of what I saw at the Vancouver Film Festival that I’ve been wanting to write for over a month now.