There’s a new silent movie venue in town

"The 21st century is no place to watch early 20th-century movies." That's the claim of the Excelsior Moveable Movie Palace, which will have its first public screening in Berkeley this coming Sunday night. The idea is to recreate the experience of watching these films when they were new. "When you see the world through the … Continue reading There’s a new silent movie venue in town

Curtains

Few movie theaters have curtains these days, and the ones that do don't know how to use them. Curtains give a theater a certain flare, as if someone was actually putting on a show. Once upon a time, every movie theater that wasn't a grindhouse or a drive-in once hid its screen behind one. Today's … Continue reading Curtains