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Buster Keaton: A Retrospective in Film Stills

October 4th marks the birthday of a cinematic icon- Buster Keaton, the Great Stone Face. To honor the man, I’ve put together a series of photos that represent a tremendous career in cinema. These film stills all say so much about several aspects of his career. The expression is that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that’s the case, then this collection of stills says nearly as much about Keaton as Keaton himself ever uttered on film. Continue reading

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More Fake Criterion Covers

Here are some more “What if Criterion released…” fake covers that I’ve created.

Bride of Frankenstein is probably my favorite. Three of the  four Keaton films were intended as part of a fictional Keaton Box Set. Sleepaway Camp is obviously a lark (and I hope that someone, anyone gets it). The intention on the two Night of the Iguana versions would be to have the pink printed as a metallic pink with a spot gloss on the  iguana. The Spirit of the Beehive is already a Criterion release (with great artwork, I might add). Enjoy!  Continue reading

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The Damfino Addendum

Last night while enjoying a couple of beverages in my local watering hole, I realized that I’d neglected to mention a few more reasons that Buster Keaton is dripping with awesomenocity in my previous entry. Thaaaaat’s right, I sit around in bars thinking about movies. Big whoop, wanna fight about it?

Here are three more keys to the Keaton charm. Continue reading

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