Tag Archives: Nosferatu

Silents are Golden: Silent Directors – The Ingenious F.W. Murnau

Silents are Golden: Silent Directors – The Ingenious F.W. Murnau Very tall and described as having an “icy, imperious disposition,” F.W. Murnau certainly fit the stereotypical idea of a German silent film director. Highly cultured, his love of the arts … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at – Sunrise (1927)

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at – Sunrise (1927) German director F.W. Murnau, probably best known for his horror classic Nosferatu (1922), is also renowned for his masterpiece Sunrise (1927). This beautifully stylized drama about the travails of a … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At – Nosferatu (1922)

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At – Nosferatu (1922) Nosferatu –one of the most iconic and influential horror films ever made. One of the finest examples of the genre known as German Expressionism. A masterpiece by one of early … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Just What the Heck Was German Expressionism?

Silents are Golden: Just What the Heck Was German Expressionism? Many of you have likely seen The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, or at least have seen a few famous stills. The dramatic sets, the stylized costumes, the deliberately artificial look…it’s … Continue reading

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German Expressionism 101 – Part Two (The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari)

German Expressionism 101 Part Two Like the pretty much all of the art in 1920s Germany, Expressionism dominated German Cinema. Before WWI, the German Film Industry lagged behind countries such as the US, France, and Italy due to its lack … Continue reading

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German Expressionism 101 – Part One

  German Expressionism 101 Part One In case you haven’t noticed, Classic Movie Hub is having a giveaway contest this month. Thanks to our long-standing partnership with Kino Lorber, we are giving away eight horror-esque movies every Sunday throughout October. … Continue reading

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Kino Lorber Classic Movie DVD and Blu-Ray Giveaway (Facebook Giveaway thru December 26)

Kino Lorber Classic Movie DVD and Blu-Ray Giveaway! Qualifying Entry Task for Facebook/Blog Contest Okay, now it’s time for the Facebook/Blog version of our Kino Lorber Classic Movie Giveaway contest! This time we’ll be giving away TWO Classic Movie DVDs/Blu-Rays, courtesy of  Kino Lorber, from today through … Continue reading

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Announcing our Kino Lorber Classic Movie DVD and Blu-Ray Giveaway!

Well, this will be an Entertaining Holiday Season for Classic Movie Lovers!!! Classic Movie Hub is very happy to announce our next Classic Movie Contest Giveaway!  Thanks to Kino Lorber, we have lots of fun DVDs and Blu-Rays to giveaway this … Continue reading

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Nosferatu Remixed – An Interview with Director David Lee Fisher

  Nosferatu Remixed An Interview with Director David Lee Fisher I have a question for you: What goes through your head when I say the words “German Expressionism?” For some of you, the answer will surely be films like The … Continue reading

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13 Favorite Halloween Flicks

13 Fun and Scary Classic Halloween Films Halloween is without a doubt my favorite holiday. It’s also my family’s favorite holiday, so I grew up watching a variety of scary movies around the month of October. Here’s my list of … Continue reading

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