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Daily Archives: October 7, 2014

The uncanny and the macabre were themes that cinema embraced from the outset. The cinematograph, after all was invented during the time of the Victorian Gothic renaissance, the popular bloody excesses of The Grand Guignol Theatre Company and Jack The Ripper. Germany was home to the first masters of horror cinema. Robert Weine’s 1919 Das Cabinet des Dr Caligari (recently… Read more »

07 October 2014 | Features, Film Lists

When someone mentions “visually stunning films”, it’s easy to associate this with films that lack real content, and instead are based mainly on images without portraying anything truly significant. The fact that these films are so relevant visually doesn’t mean that they don’t still tell a great story. In fact, most of the films here are also considered some of… Read more »

07 October 2014 | Features, Film Lists