Category: Movies

  • 1900 Paris world’s fair video

    This is lovely footage from Thomas Edison of the Exposition Universelle in Paris, in 1900. The shots of the Eiffel Tower, Gare de Lyon, etc, are wonderful, but most fun is watching people on the moving walkway – people run backwards on it, a fellow tips his hat at the camera as he drifts by […]

  • The Lion, the witch, and whatever

    The lovely Ms. Hunicke and I caught a showing of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe last night. I found myself strangely moved by it, over and over. Was it because it was a part of my childhood? Mmmm, maybe. Was it because the movie encouraged Lucy’s childlike wonder and creative imagination? Hmm, very […]