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Thursday, June 26 2008

The Thief of Bagdad - Criterion Collection

Let's hope that one day such wonder at Baghdad will be possible, again.


Thursday, March 6 2008

German Expressionism Collection

We think of Expressionism, as practiced in the theatre and film of Germany and other European countries during the early 1900s, as a way of distorting the plastic elements -- Culture's extension of Nature's pathetic fallacy, where instead of trees and clouds reflecting our moods, it's the furniture and stairways.


Tuesday, October 21 2003

The Man Who Laughs (1928)

Director Paul Leni integrates German Expressionist techniques with the demands of the Hollywood system without compromising their effectiveness.


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