Ernst Lubitsch: who he was, the cinematic style, the films to watch

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Introduction Ernst Lubitsch was one of the fundamental directors in the history of cinema. He was born in Berlin on January 28, 1892. He was one of the first directors to become a real star in Hollywood and to have a large audience without necessarily relying on the participation of stars in your films. His […]

Comedies to watch absolutely: from the origins of cinema to today

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What are the most interesting comedies movies to watch in the history of cinema? Long considered a minor genre, some comedies have become cult, inserted by major film magazines and critics among the must-see movies. Before getting to the cinema, let’s see how the genre of comedy was born in ancient theater and literature. The […]

Jean Vigo: a story of anarchy and love for cinema

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In the 1930s, France was the world capital of cinema, the place where cinema was born and where the cinematographic and artistic avant-gardes that influenced the whole world were most developed. After René Clair, Antonin Artaud and Jacques Feyder. France was forced to confront war and the misery of the human condition. In cinema, a […]

Buster Keaton: the reckless performances of an impenetrable face

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Joseph Frank Keaton, real name of Buster Keaton, was born in the United States, in Kansas, on October 4, 1895. Like Charlie Chaplin, he is the son of a couple of artists, but less unfortunate. The father has a vaudeville company where the famous saxophonist Mira Keaton and the magician Houdini perform. Little Keaton participates […]

Charlie Chaplin: the tramp who becomes the biggest Hollywood star

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Charlie Chaplin was born in 1889 in London, more than 130 years ago. He is among the most famous directors of all time. Its success was universal and reached audiences of all ages and generations. He is unanimously considered one of the greatest directors who ever lived.  His personal history will later influence his films. […]