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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari) Reviews

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February 7, 2010
Even if taken as social or Freudian statement, Caligari's real star attraction is in the visuals.
August 31, 2009
still creepy good entertainment on a rainy day
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 17, 2008
A classic. Visually stunning and more experimental than anything coming out today.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 24, 2007
The influence of Robert Wiene's Caligari is so great that it threatens to obscure the work itself.
Full Review | Original Score: A
August 13, 2007
A seminal horror movie, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari was hailed upon its initial release as the first film to elevate the cinema from the realm of popular entertainment to that of high art.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 13, 2007
This is more than just a textbook classic; the narrative frame creates ambiguities that hold certain elements of the story in disturbing suspension. A one-of-a-kind masterpiece.
March 1, 2007
One of those rare, amazing technical accomplishments that also succeeds as art.
October 25, 2006
Robert Wiene has made perfect use of settings designed by Hermann Warm, Walter Reimann and Walter Roehrig, settings that squeeze and turn and adjust the eye and through the eye the mentality.
March 9, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
February 9, 2006
Undoubtedly one of the most exciting and inspired horror movies ever made.
July 22, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
June 17, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
February 2, 2005
Wiene's expressionistic masterpiece is required viewing for lovers of the gothic and the weird.
| Original Score: 5/5
November 18, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
November 1, 2004
A landmark of Expressionist cinema and contains many dazzling set pieces.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 28, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
March 24, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
January 23, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
January 23, 2004
well crafted mystery thriller that is far more satisfying than most modern Hollywood formula fare
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 18, 2003
Groundbreaking, but less a good film than a good idea for one.
| Original Score: 4/5
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