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  1. Dan Zanes revives Buster Keaton comedy at the MahaiweRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Berkshire Eagle

    GREAT BARRINGTON >> In the 1920s, the stone-faced, silent film star Buster Keaton thrilled moviegoers with his signature blend of stoic and slapstick. At 3 p.m. Saturday at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, a new generation can discover Keaton's cinematic artistry at a screening of the 1928 classic "Steamboat Bill, Jr." with live musical accompaniment by Grammy Award-winning Dan Zanes.


  2. Buster Keaton classic will tickle your funny bone at cemetery screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | TwinCities

    Wanna hang out among the headstones and laugh your head off? It can happen Saturday night at the Pioneer and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery in Southeast Minneapolis. Trylon Microcinema will show the Buster Keaton classic "The Navigator" at dusk with musical accompaniment by the duo Dreamland Faces.


  3. 12 Movies to Watch After You See Mad Max: Fury RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Film School Rejects

    ... of during Fury Road - and there are some earlier works by people involved with the new movie. Arguably Buster Keaton 's best movie, this silent Civil War adventure is also arguably still the greatest action movie ever made. Like Fury Road , it's ...


  4. Limelight (1952) (Blu-ray) Criterion CollectionRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | DVD Verdict

    ... it's tempting to forgive everything. The high point of Limelight comes near the end, when Chaplin is joined by Buster Keaton for a delightful ten minutes or so of inspired slapstick involving a faulty violin and a faultier piano. It's such a treat ...


  5. American Blues Theater Stages Side Man, A Musical Memory PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Gapers Block

    ... here know how to play guitar?" says a jazzman. "Too bad. This kid will do to horn players what talkies did to Buster Keaton." Plenty of other factors brought about the rise of guitar-based rock and roll, the demise of jazz in big bands and small, ...


  6. May/June 2015 Films at NorthwesternRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Northwestern University

    Block Cinema's continuing spring 2015 film series will screen three early shorts co-directed by and starring iconic American actor, vaudevillian, filmmaker and stunt performer Buster Keaton . Presented by Northwestern University's Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Keaton's shorts -- "Neighbors," "The 'High Sign'" and "Cops" -- will be screened May 29. The program will conclude Block Cinema's "Buster on the Run" series highlighting the actor's wide range of comedic and dramatic on-screen roles.


  7. Best Movies Filmed In SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | CBS Local

    ... many more production companies will continue to set up the cameras here. Back in the silent movie era, Buster Keaton was a superstar. In 1928, part of the movie Steamboat Bill Jr. was shot in Sacramento. The hapless character that Keaton played, ...


  8. NYC documentary crew to film at Wilton theater during silent filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... history and commentary beforehand. On Sunday , a documentary film crew will visit for a program that includes Buster Keaton's 1926 comedy "The General." The group is making a feature-length documentary about Keaton's continued popularity, titled ...


  9. The Deadpan Genius of Buster KeatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... ever made. Also melancholy, profound, and a but let's go with funny. As the modern world swirled around him, Buster Keaton maintained what critic James Agee called a "mulish imperturbability." In his seminal Life magazine essay on the silent film ...


  10. Today in Movie Culture: Muppets Meet 'Star Wars,' 'Cars' Meets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Movies.com

    ... ): Watch 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen 's 1997 short film, Deadpan , which was inspired by Buster Keaton 's greatest stunt, from Steamboat Bill Jr. ( via The Film Stage ). Finally a mash-up that my toddler son and I can both appreciate, ...


  11. Little Nemo Was a Dream of a Comic StripBy Anthony PalettaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    ... He has none of her nimble wit and maddening pugnaciousness. He is dubious, suspicious, very much a miniature Buster Keaton ogling a hostile universe." He is not alone-there's the Princess, who originally summoned Nemo, King Morpheus himself, the ...


  12. A Tart Take On Bitter Realities In 'Tangerines'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | WGBH

    ... was Estonia's first nominee to make the final Oscar cut for Best Foreign Language film, is going to mimic Buster Keaton's silent comedy, Our Hospitality . In that one, remember, mortal enemies under the same roof are kept from from killing each ...


  13. Family Viewing: Buster KeatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    The great Buster Keaton learned early on, he said, that the less he smiled, the more the audience laughed Once upon a time: A determinedly stoical young man in a slightly battered porkpie hat confronts furious policemen, obstreperous inlaws, rebellious gadgets, do-it-yourself disasters and other trials and tribulations - without ever losing his calm conviction that things could always get worse. And probably will.


  14. Director Richard L. Bare has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... James L. Neibaur is a film historian and author of over a dozen books on such subjects as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harry Langdon, Jerry Lewis, Bob Hope, Elvis Presley and RKO studios. He has also contributed to Cineaste, Film Quarterly, Films ...


  15. Our reviews of the Chicago Latino Film Festival and the rest of what's screening this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Chicago Reader

    ... and Minds (1974), Tuesday with Davis in person at the University of Chicago Social Sciences Research Building; Buster Keaton's Sherlock Jr. (1924), noon Saturday at Music Box with Reader contributor Drew Hunt leading an audience discussion afterward ...


  16. Ready to reel in special screenings and other film-related eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... opens at Music Box Theatre on 3733 N Southport Avenue. On Saturday, Music Box will show a double feature of Buster Keaton's Sherlock Jr and The Playhouse as part of its Second Saturday Silent Cinema series which includes live organ accompaniment and ...


  17. Park Slope Planner: The Best Events April 9-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Park Slope Stoop

    ... Library , Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza What: Spend a Sunday afternoon with the slapstick comedy of Buster Keaton, who loves a woman who, unfortunately for him, only marries him for spite. The 1929 film will feature a live piano accompaniment by ...


  18. Matthew Broderick to Host (Un)Silent Film Night at New SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The College of Performing Arts at The New School will present the first annual Silent Film Night, in which music ensembles from the College's performing arts schools-the Mannes School of Music, the School of Jazz, and the School of Drama-will perform live with screenings of landmark silent films. This inaugural program, hosted by Matthew Broderick , marks the debut of the Mannes Theatre Orchestra, which, under the baton of Charles Neidich, will perform a new score by Craig Marks to the Buster Keaton film Sherlock Jr. .


  19. Audience will take center stage Thursday in PlymouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    Buster Keaton as primitive man taking an all-natural bath in "Three Ages" , a classic silent comedy to be screened with live music on April 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Flying Monkey in Plymouth. Buster Keaton's version of the fall of the Roman Empire is depicted in "Three Ages" , a classic silent comedy to be screened with live music April 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Flying Monkey in Plymouth.


  20. NH Club Briefs: Bedford student wins French oratorical contest 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | UnionLeader.com

    ... double feature set for April 4 at Grange Hall - Blazing Star Grange 71 will bring a double feature of classic Buster Keaton films to the Grange Hall, 15 North Road, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 4. Keaton never smiled on camera, earning him ...