Mark Kermode’s passion for the silent film and live music scene, expressed here in a video interview with the utterly brilliant New Empress team, is always heartening. I wish he would talk about a wider selection of movies though. Keep up to date with when Mark’s band the Dodge Brothers are accompanying silent films on their website here.
You can watch Mark talking some more about silents here, from the Kermode Uncut video blog in 2009:
And here he is at the Cinema Museum talking about silent movie accompaniment with Neil Brand: