Tag: film history

Chaplin (1992) 7.6

Chaplin (1992)

Storyline:The biography of Charlie Chaplin, filmmaker extraordinaire. From his formative years in England to his highest successes in America, Chaplin's life, work, and loves are followed. While his screen characters ...

The Motion Picture Camera (1979) 6.6

The Motion Picture Camera (1979)

Storyline:The history and development of motion picture machinery is lovingly and authoritatively presented and narrated by ASC cinematographer and film preservationist, Karl Malkames, using actual early motion pictur...

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (2018) 7.7

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (2018)

Storyline:Elvis Presley's evolution as a musician and a man.User Reviews: This "HBO" doc called "Elvis Presley: "The Searcher" is long and drawn out as it's really informative and educates all...

Laurel and Hardy’s Laughing 20’s (1965) 7.4

Laurel and Hardy’s Laughing 20’s (1965)

Storyline:A compilation of primarly Laurel and Hardy shorts---From Soup to Nuts, Wrong Again, Putting the Pants on Philip, The Finishing Touch, Sugar Daddies and short clips from others---plus Max Davidson's Call of t...

Hitler’s Hollywood (2017) 6.7

Hitler’s Hollywood (2017)

Storyline:In Nazi Germany, film was considered a major medium for the Nazi Party propaganda machine. While pure propaganda material was not all that was produced by the domestic film industry, there still was a party ...

Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016) 7.6

Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016)

Storyline:Dawson City: Frozen Time, pieces together the bizarre true history of a collection of some 500 films dating from 1910s - 1920s, which were lost for over 50 years until being discovered buried in a sub-arctic...

No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008) 7.8

No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008)

Storyline:The artistry, triumph and lifelong friendship of the great cinematographers Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond. With film school equipment, they shoot the Soviet crackdown of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. As...

Score: A Film Music Documentary (2016) 7.5

Score: A Film Music Documentary (2016)

Storyline:For a predominately visual medium like cinema, its musical component plays a vital role as well, especially its score. In that essential musical accompaniment, the soul of the film is expressed whether it be...