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Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at – The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Lea Stans on Oct 17, 2019

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at – The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) The indisputable masterpiece of German Expressionism is The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari–both because it’s a perfect example of the style done right (which was less common than you’d think!) and because it’s just plain read more

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 28, 2016

I’ve never seen anything like it, and I mean that in all truthfulness. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari has the esteem of being called the original horror film, and that’s not something to be taken lightly. Perhaps I’m more partial to Murnau’s Nosferatu that came out two years lat read more

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 28, 2016

I’ve never seen anything like it, and I mean that in all truthfulness. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari has the esteem of being called the original horror film, and that’s not something to be taken lightly. Perhaps I’m more partial to Murnau’s Nosferatu that came out two years lat read more

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Le Mot du Cinephiliaque Posted by Michael on Oct 26, 2015

Note : this review is a contribution to The Silent Cinema blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood and Lauren Champkin. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Robert Wiene, 1920) Dr. Caligari's somnambulist, Cesare, and his deadly predictions. I remember a discussion I had read more

THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI On Blu-ray From Kino-Lorber

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Nov 26, 2014

Before I start my review of this disc, I'd like to tell the story of when I saw THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI for the very first time. When I was in the fifth or sixth grade, my elementary school (Warren Elementary in Lydick, IN) had a Halloween assembly. At this assembly it was planned to show Hallo read more

THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI On Blu-ray From Kino-Lorber

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on Nov 26, 2014

Before I start my review of this disc, I'd like to tell the story of when I saw THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI for the very first time. When I was in the fifth or sixth grade, my elementary school (Warren Elementary in Lydick, IN) had a Halloween assembly. At this assembly it was planned to show Hallo read more

Unboxing the Silents: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari on Blu-Ray

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Nov 15, 2014

I am pretty excited about this new restoration, let me tell you. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is an astonishing film, a revered classic that more than lives up to its reputation. Yet, let’s be honest, the home media releases for this film have not been exactly pristine. Available on DVD & read more

Video: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) A Silent Movie Review

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Apr 3, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on April 3, 2014 in Video Review 2 One of the most popular, discussed and examined silent films of all time, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is quite a rarity. It is an art film that also manages to be a crowd-pleaser. I take a look at the film’s history, meaning and the key to read more

Fun Size Review: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Movies Silently Posted by Fritzi Kramer on Mar 4, 2014

By Fritzi Kramer on March 4, 2014 in Blog, Fun Size Review One of the most influential and popular silent films, Caligari is also spectacularly weird entertainment. From the expressionist sets to the powerful acting to the slippery plot, this film is a unique experience from beginning to end. Ofte read more

Top 250 Tuesday #239 – The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) – Sort Of

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Jan 14, 2014

Continuing to wend my way through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Greatest Movies of All Time. This week, it’s #239 on the list, Robert Weine‘s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. For a longer introduction to this series and a look at the full list, just click here. And if you want a heads-up on wh read more

Top 250 Tuesday #239 – The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) – Sort Of

Durnmoose Movie Musings Posted by Michael on Jan 14, 2014

Continuing to wend my way through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Greatest Movies of All Time. This week, it’s #239 on the list, Robert Weine‘s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. For a longer introduction to this series and a look at the full list, just click here. And if you want a heads-up on wh read more

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2)

The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on Oct 31, 2013

This Halloween I am delighted to share a film that a reader, Hunter author of Soul of the Plot, suggested I see.  The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a brilliant German silent film from 1920.  It’s horror is felt through the uncanny story and eerie images throughout the film.  For film fans not quite read more

Silent Feature Sunday: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

The Movie Rat Posted by Bernardo Villela on Sep 8, 2013

While I do watch many new films, and have annual awards and will discuss current cinematic topics. Part of my desire to create my own site was to not have an agenda forced upon me that was not my own. This allows me to discuss films from all periods of history whenever I see fit. Recently my Short F read more

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) A Silent Film Review

Movies Silently Posted by Movies, Silently on May 12, 2013

One of the most analyzed silent films. One of the most watched silent films. One of the most famous silent films. What else is there to be said about The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari? Well, I’m giving it a shot. Meet the Doctor… We are going to be doing things a little differently this time. read more

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Portlandia Skit)

Movies Silently Posted by Movies, Silently on Jan 30, 2013

Being a Caligari fan myself, I had to admit there is a bit of truth in this sketch. Enjoy, silent movie fans! The actual film is in the public domain. read more

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1)

Curtains Posted by Janelle Vreeland on Aug 11, 2011

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919) The StoryThis masterpiece from 1919 has influenced filmmakers, film critics and film in general ever since its debut. It embodies German Expressionism and horror in a way that few other films do. The story opens on a scene of two men talking. The older of the t read more

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari v. Shutter Island

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Pretty Clever Film Gal on Jun 11, 2011

The Film Experience website has a regular feature called “Distant Relatives” where a classic film and a modern film are compared and contrasted. Last month, it was the Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and Shutter Island. It’s an interesting read, and provides a lot of food for thought. The read more

Stay Tuned for Comic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Pretty Clever Film Gal on May 31, 2011

Erotic comic book artist Dave McKean  talks up his erotic story Celluloid and drops a mention of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. McKean Draws a Sexy Celluloid from Comic Book Resources. comicreadingsthe cabinet of dr caligari read more

TV Tropes Looks at The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Pretty Clever Film Gal on May 26, 2011

TV tropes takes a look at the tropes deployed (and subverted) in The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. But… “The film was made to metaphorically express the dangers of hospitals in World War I when “malingering” soldiers were confined in hospitals under their manipulative doctors. read more

A New Review of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Pretty Clever Film Gal on May 24, 2011

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari might be the most written about and talked about movie ever. Take that Citizen Kane! There’s a new review on www.horror-movies.ca by TerrorCorner. cabinet of dr caligarireadingsReviewssilent film read more
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