By Gary Meyer May 26, 2022 (updated May 29) Most of us see in 3D. We can look around, above, and below. We take it for granted and it is generally not a thrill ride. But offer us a pair of 3D glasses, a VR rig or some kind of created immersive environment to take […]
Curated by Gary Meyer May 4, 2022 (updated May 6) As the 25th San Francisco Silent Film Festival starts Thursday, May 5 and plays for a full week, we have gathered a collection of trailers, clips, rare posters and other ephemera from many of the films showing at this year’s celebration. The Festival partners with […]
Assembled by Gary Meyer April 4, 2022 The theatrical release of a new documentary by Lisa Hurwitz, The Automat, has taken me back in time with its wonderful clips from classic movies and discussions of food favorites of our youth from Baked Macaroni and Cheese, Chicken Pot Pie to Custard Cups and Pumpkin Pie. It […]
by Gary Meyer “Why don’t you make films in color?” Federico Fellini was asked shortly after his 1963 black and white hit 8 ½. He explained that it was not his right to determine for the audience the exact color of, say, a blade of grass or the blue in the sky. I was a […]
Curated by Gary Meyer Charles Chaplin might be the most recognizable person in the world. His iconic Little Tramp image can be found everywhere. I am guessing that more books have been written about him than any movie star. One of the many beauties of his work is that they communicate with people who speak […]
Assembled by Gary Meyer Food and beverages play an important part in our love lives. Enjoy a sampling of Valentine images around food and drink, vintage and current. We even link to a few recipes.