The book of early film criticism we discussed is The Art of the Moving Picture, by Vachal Lindsay. It can be read for free at Project Gutenberg.
Recommended films discussed in the episode (titles link to films when available):
An Easter Lily (1914)
Father and Son (1912)
How States Are Made (1912)
A Midwinter Night's Dream; or, Little Joe's Luck
Stay tuned for the finale of my inaugural summer season on Wednesday, August 18!