Film director Jacques Feyder: Hollywood’s starmaker from—once again—Elsene, Brussels

European film directors at work in Hollywood silents, early 20th century. It was pretty common, and there were […]

Garbo was shy, insecure. She felt that, as a person, she actually had nothing special or unusual for others to make a fuss over. Jean Negulesco

Film history: Focus on “The Hollywood Ten”

In 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) held the first series of hearings into alleged communist propaganda […]

Nostalgia: It’s not what it used to be

By using vintage postcards, old black and white stills and archival photographs, these books recreate the past of […]

Film history: Focus on The Roaring Twenties

Richard Dyer MacCan (b. 1945) is a British academic and author of several film books and essays who […]