Oldest Dickensian Film Found; Everyone Depressed
British curators just discovered a 1901 film called "The Death of Poor Joe", the earliest known film based on a Charles Dickens story. Chimney sweeps, street urchins, unscrupulous misers, consumption patients, pious paupers, shadowy benefactors, plucky orphans, and psychotic spinsters were unavailable for comment.
Minimalist Rolling Roadshow Movie Posters
The 2010 Rolling Roadshow Tour is a traveling movie screening series in which they will be showing “free screenings of famous movies in famous places.” To promote each of the screenings, UK artist Olly Moss has created nine minimalistic posters for the films being shown. I want these posters immediately. (Via)