September 22, 2014
by Noel Murray
Nicolas Philibert’s beautiful observational documentary visits a one-room schoolhouse in rural France, where Georges Lopez, a 35-year teaching veteran set for retirement, patiently leads children of various ages through lessons.Continue Reading
Two new box sets cover the overlapping careers of Mack Sennett and Charlie Chaplin, among early cinema’s greatest innovators. One includes a wide range of Sennett productions, the other a transitional period in Chaplin’s work.