Tag Archives: Brooklyn Academy of Music

Screening Report: The Hitchcock 9 at BAM

What director’s trademarks include nail-biting setpieces on historic precipices, the “wrong man” accused of a crime, the dangerous (usually icy blonde) female, murder with an outsized carving knife, and creative cameo appearances in his owns films? Even the greenest film … Continue reading

Posted in Brooklyn Academy of Music, Screening Report, Silent Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Screening Report: Looney Tunes at BAM

While you were gorging yourself on turkey this Thanksgiving weekend, I was consuming a steady diet of rabbit. And duck, pig, and coyote. Thanks to the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s three-day Chuck Amuck series, saluting the centenary of Academy Award-winning … Continue reading

Posted in Animation, Classic Film, Screening Report | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Screening Report: THE LOVES OF PHARAOH (1922) at Brooklyn Academy of Music

I saw the German silent epic THE LOVES OF PHARAOH (1922) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater on Saturday night with extremely high expectations. Unfortunately, while the film itself was stunning, the overall experience was not. Directed by Ernst … Continue reading

Posted in Screening Report, Silent Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment