Robert Wiene
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Although Almost 100 Years Old, 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari' Is Surprisingly Modern
17 Nov 2014 // 8:10 PM

Deliberate artificiality and horror based in human psychology make this horror classic, first released in 1920, feel remarkably fresh today.

German Expressionism Collection
6 Mar 2008 // 3:00 PM

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.

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

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"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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