For today’s IMDB Top 250 Horror post, I’m reblogging my review of The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari. Fantastic film! One I highly recommend if you’ve never seen it. 🙂 (Okay, it’s not currently in the Top 250 but it’s very close. It should be!)
The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari (1920) (German: Das Cabinet des Dr Caligari)
Directed by Robert Wiene
Running time: 71 minutes
Plot Synopsis: (via Wikipedia)
The Cabinet of Dr Caligari is a 1920 German silent horror film. The story centers around Dr Caligari and his somnambulist Cesare, whom the doctor keeps asleep in a coffin-like cabinet and controls hypnotically.
Well. This movie is pretty freaking awesome. I’m so glad I finally watched it and would highly recommend it to all horror movie fans to see a silent movie from 1920 that kicks the ARSE of most modern day films.
You can read lots of excellent reviews of this film elsewhere. I don’t have the knowledge to discuss German Expressionism or silent film, really, as I haven’t explored much beyond Charlie Chaplin. For my…
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