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Review: Daydream's Buster Keaton: Fade To Black

In his time — the silent film era — he was more popular than Charlie Chaplin. Buster Keaton: Fade to Black does a fascinating job making clear to us why that was so, as Daydream Theatre Company presents it at Bell Street Chapel through April 16.
Laugh to keep from crying
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 08, 2011

Marc Ribot | Silent Movies

This exceptional, eccentric guitarist has traced a slow evolution from screamer to dreamer.
Pi (2010)
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  November 05, 2010

Review: Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies

Picasso seems to have done so, though preferring Chaplin slapstick and cowboy silents to artsy fare, and biographers place him at several screenings of Lumière shorts.
Linking movies and Cubist painting
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 25, 2010

Bigger — and better

Metropolis just keeps growing.
The new, ‘complete’ Metropolis
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 04, 2010