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Blu-ray Review: Das Cabinet Des Dr Caligari

Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher
Director: Robert Wiene
Rating: 10/10

The Least Picture Show already aired its thoughts on Robert Wiene’s 1920 masterpiece when it was re-released in the cinemas recently ( 568 more words


Strangelovely Sounds

Perhaps the strangest thing about Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb–and Susan, I trust you will challenge me on this–is the audio-visual contract. 157 more words


Kickstarter: London Symphony

 “In the early days of the cinema, there were several great City Symphonies – for Berlin, Paris, Rotterdam, but never for London. Alex Barrett is going to put that right, and his plans suggest a remarkable picture.” – Kevin Brownlow, Film Historian…

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Mocny Czlowiek (1929) dir. Henryk Szaro

If you have an hour or so to spare, it would be worth checking out this rare, wonderfully acted silent drama directed by Polish filmmaking pioneer Henryk Szaro. 237 more words


Film Favorites: Sugar and Ice

Time for another personal experiment in writing shorter reviews of classic films, and time for another film-pairing based on nothing more than me looking over some things I’ve written and thinking of the first thing to match two of them together I possibly could! 2,013 more words