The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Unspooled #300.2 October 7, 2021

Paul & Amy get hypnotized by 1920’s German silent horror film The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari! They learn about the history of German Expressionism, discuss the relative importance of realism and stylization in film, and watch a trailer for a bizarre 80’s remake. Plus: Who are Paul & Amy’s favorite Garbage Pail Kids?
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