‘Pandora’s Box’ at the Redford Theatre

Though I attend screenings at the Redford Theatre pretty regularly, I’d only ever seen one silent film there — He Who Gets Slapped, which is one of my favorite silents. When I saw Pandora’s Box pop up on their schedule, projected from a 35mm print and accompanied by John Lauter, I couldn’t pass it up. Things were a little bit different at this screening than … Continue reading ‘Pandora’s Box’ at the Redford Theatre

Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Notorious’ at Detroit’s Redford Theatre

Back in April I posted about how awesome it was to see Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope on the big screen at Detroit’s Senate Theater. I knew that screening would be really hard to top on my list of “greatest screenings I’ve ever attended,” because the Senate is a wonderful theater operated by a bunch of incredibly lovely and dedicated people who adore classic film as much … Continue reading Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Notorious’ at Detroit’s Redford Theatre

Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rope’ at Detroit’s Senate Theater

Yesterday I had the great pleasure of attending a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s fantastic 1948 film Rope at the historic Senate Theater in Detroit. Most well-known for its organ concerts performed on a 1928 Wurlitzer organ originally housed at the Fox Theater, the Senate also hosts film festivals, premieres and classic screenings throughout the year. (Heads up: In May, they’ll be showing Buster Keaton’s The … Continue reading Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rope’ at Detroit’s Senate Theater