A bit late, but finally here is my last blog post of the year – it’s been a long journey, with both ups and downs, but it was a fun one and undoubtedly a great experience. Now, onto Weimar Cinema. The expressionist films of the Weimar period are renowned for their visuals and dramatic tension, […]
Videorecording and slides from Jason Lieblang’s lecture on Wiene’s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Murnau’s Nosferatu, and Lang’s Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler.
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The sets of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari are visually appealing and complex to compensate for the lack of sound in the film. The lighting was staged in a manner to highlight the actors in the frame, as a theater … Continue reading →
I know this post is rather late, and I know you guys highly anticipated it as always, so here it is. Ok, so many many years ago I came upon my first horror film, I guess it wasn’t really a horror film, it was more like the first time I remember getting scared by a […]
The style of architecture featured in the sets of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is emblematic of German expressionism. As a movement aimed at externalizing internal thoughts and emotions, it is not surprising that the mise-en-scène — and sets by … Continue reading →
In Arts One this past week we were talking about Weimar cinema: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) Nosferatu (1922) Dr Mabuse, der Spieler (1922) part 1 part 2 We had great discussions on all of them, but one thing we didn’t get to, and that still puzzles me, is Countess Told’s character in Dr. […]