Tag: silent movies
Fantastic Fantomas of Filmland: Director Louis Feuillade
One of my favorite blogs, Scott Ashlin’s 1000 Misspent Hours and Counting, has finally posted some new reviews. I’m especially enjoying his observations on the silent French films of Louis Feuillade, especially the Fantomas series. Ashlin, also known (I assume) as El Santo, starts with this: It seems to me that if you go all…
The First Horror Anthology?
On his web site 1,000 Misspent Hours and Counting, Scott Ashlin begins his review of the 1919 silent film Weird Tales (also known as Eerie Tales) with, “Rarely does one have to wait long after finding what seems to be the first of something before an even earlier example comes to light, but that…