Nov 08

Hannah Arendt (2012)

This week Classic Couple Academy watched 2012 German-Luxembourgish-French biographical drama film Hannah Arendt. Directed by Margarethe von Trotta, the film centers on the life of German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, beginning when in 1961 she covers the trial of Nazi Adolf Eichmann for The New Yorker magazine. Arendt’s writing on the trial, the […]

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Nov 03

Melodrama, Sci Fi, and Horror and Hell

Week Ten: Women Make Film Episode 10 Tuesday, November 3Night Ten: Melodrama, Sci Fi, and Horror and HellTwo Airings on TCM: 8:00 PM and 11:15 PM Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema Episode 10 continues the exploration of film genres with chapter 26 on melodrama. Melodrama can be depicted through a central […]

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Nov 02

Featured Films: Women Make Film Episode 10

The complete list of films referenced in Episode 10 of Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema. Chapter twenty-six on melodrama, chapter twenty-seven on Sci-Fi and chapter twenty-eight on horror and hell. Chapter Twenty-Six – Melodrama Film Filmmaker Country(ies) Year Shoes Lois Weber USA 1916 Death is a Caress Edith Carlmar Norway 1949 […]

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Nov 01

Mabel’s Strange Predicament (1914)

This week, Classic Couple explored the early work of Mabel Normand. A popular silent-film star in the 1910s and 1920s, Normand was a quadruple threat as actress, screenwriter, director and producer with at one time her own movie studio and production company. She was an early collaborator of Mack Sennet in his Keystone Studio films […]

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