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Harold Lloyd: The Silent Era’s Underdog

Harold Lloyd was a master at playing the plucky underdog trying to win The Job and The Girl—both onscreen and off. Posterity may have proclaimed Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton the greater artists by a narrow margin. But amongst comedians of the silent era, no one more purely identified the American spirit for contemporary audiences Read MoreRead More

The Origins of Auteur Theory | A Filmmaker IQ Lesson!!!

Auteur – it’s a favorite term of cinephiles around the world. But what exactly is Auteur Theory? In this Filmmaker IQ course we peel back pages of time and explore the origins of Auteur Theory from the economically tumultuous adolescence of French Cinema to the culture war waged in the columns of competing American movie Read MoreRead More

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