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City Lights (1931): Chaplin’s Poignant, Eloquent Fable

Charlie Chaplin began making City Lights as a silent film, but the new revolutionary technology of sound changed everything. Chaplin decided to finish the film as a silent, but added musical score and some sound effects.

Cannes Film Fest 2019: Almodovar, Bong Joon-ho, and Other Highlights–Impact on Global Cinema

Pedro Almodóvar and Bong Joon-ho are some of the directors whose latest works will be shown at this year’s New York Film Festival, which runs September 27-October 13 at the Lincoln Center.

Coronavirus Chronicles: Movie Theaters Outside New York City To Reopen at Limited Capacity

The reopening of movie theaters comes with precautions in place as audiences will be limited to 25 percent capacity, noted as up to 50 people per showing.

Telluride Film Fest 2019: Strong Slate of Movies–Highlights

The starry slate includes the world premiere of Judy, director Rupert Goold’s biopic about the final months of Judy Garland’s life with Renée Zellweger in the title role. “Maybe because Renée hasn’t done a huge number of things in the past few years, she’s saved up all of her tenderness, all of that vulnerability to bring to this role,” Telluride co-director Julie Huntsinger said.

New York Film Fest 2019: Films by Almodovar, Bong Joon-ho, and Other Highlights

Pedro Almodóvar and Bong Joon-ho are some of the directors whose latest works will be shown at this year’s New York Film Festival, which runs September 27-October 13 at the Lincoln Center.