A public service. I wrote about where to stream the best silent films, for the BFI website.
The Criterion Channel is streaming a selection of Rita Hayworth films right now, which seems like a gift to the … More
I risked a red face on Radio 4’s The Film Programme this week, entering the Pitch Battle competition by suggesting … More
I wrote this guide to the wonderful work of Lillian Gish for the BFI website.
I appeared on Radio 4’s obituary programme, The Last Word, to discuss the career of Diana Serra Cary, AKA Baby … More
I interviewed the actor Paul McGann about his passion for silent cinema, for the Guardian.
For the Guardian, I wrote about the campaign to name an alley in Hollywood after the slapstick directors who filmed … More
A pleasure to be on Radio 3’s The Sound of Cinema with Matthew Sweet to discuss the female gaze in … More
Peter Bogdanovich has made a documentary about Buster Keaton, called The Great Buster: A Celebration. I spoke to him about … More
Diana Serra Cary, who was thought to be the last surviving silent film star, died this week. She was a … More