The unsolved 1922 shooting of director William Desmond Taylor remains a classic Hollywood mystery, and plans for a screen dramatization have been afoot since the 1960s. But in FOREVER, which bowed on home video in 1994, the Taylor saga serves as a mere sideshow to a bizarre, ghostly
romance that feels like a fan's fever dream after too many hours in the Movieland Wax Museum.
Guided by a supernatural impulse, modern-day music-video maker Ted Dickson (Keith Coogan) moves into the bungalow where Taylor was found murdered exactly 70 years earlier, and finds an ancient moviola and cans of nitrate stock. When the film is run through the device, silent screen stars w...