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The General

April 16th, 2009 · No Comments

There is a scene in Bertolucci’s The Dreamers in which the young cineasts debate whether Charlie Chaplin or Buster Keaton was the superior filmmaker. So when I recently saw that The Auteurs had Keaton’s The General available for online viewing, I figured I might as well find out for myself. In my grandfather’s basement, we kids were treated to [...]

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Tags: Action/Adventure · Capsule · Romance · Silent · War