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 wrote this guide to the wonderful work of Lillian Gish for the BFI website.
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
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
If you remember the 2010s you must have been in the pictures. I contributed 14 out of 26 entries to … More
I wrote the Guardian obituary for the Italian filmmaker and author Lorenza Mazzetti, who made the wonderful dialogue-free movie Together … More
I enjoyed the colour palette and cinematography in Trey Edward Shults’s Waves a lot, but the story not so much. … More