Buster Keaton masters a paddleboat and survives a hurricane in this sweet and inventive comedy about a meek son trying to win the approval of a gruff but loving father.
‘The Lodger’ – Alfred Hitchcock begins on HBO Max and Criterion Channel
Silents Please! – ‘Beggars of Life’ with Louise Brooks, ‘Varieté’ from Germany, and more
Catching up on some of the silent films released to Blu-ray and DVD in the past months… Beggars of Life (Kino Lorber) William Wellman was one of the most versatile directors of his day, making everything from comedies and musicals to gritty dramas and war movies, and his World War I epic Wings (1927) won […]