Sunday, 26 August 2018


1x07 Love's Tender Rampage
[Watch it (again) on Netflix.]

Magic for Humans
1x02 Express Yourself
[Watch it (again) on Netflix.]

this week on 100 Films

Just 2 brand-new reviews were published to 100 Films in a Year again this week, and they were...

Kidnapped (1917)
Kidnapped may not be an unheralded classic begging for rediscovery, but it’s a fun jaunt nonetheless. Proof, if it were needed, that there’s often worth to be discovered by digging into the more forgotten and esoteric corners of film history.
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Conquest Program No.9
For her DVD release of the 1917 feature Kidnapped, Fritzi Kramer of Movies Silently was able to source the four short films that were bundled with it as part of “Conquest Program No.9”. The Conquest Programs were the idea of distributor George Kleine and created by Thomas Edison’s film company. Eleven were created in all, each one bundling together a feature film and a mix of shorts to create a complete bill of wholesome entertainment. By specifically recreating Program No.9, the Kidnapped DVD doesn’t just offer an approximation of what a night at the movies in 1917 might’ve been a bit like, but rather a genuine was-definitely-shown-in-theatres programme from the time.
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More next Sunday.