The magnificent transfer further deepens the emotional resonance of Leni’s strange, transfixing, and compassionate film.
Few restorations prove as revitalizing and essential as Kino’s new 4K Blu-ray for Robert Wiene’s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.
The vertiginous sets synthesize with the film’s more rudimentary narrative of doubling to achieve radically luminous social ends.
Warner's mega-classic arrives, on a sedan chair, with an alabaster high-definition transfer. Don't drop it on your foot.
The film has a peculiar magic to it, and because of its pace the richness of its sense of detail often goes unnoticed.
Like his more famous The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Robert Wiene’s The Hands of Orlac is ponderous but indelible.
Conrad Veidt’s terrifying grin masks the horror of having one’s looks be objectified at the expense of their humanity.
Batman and the Joker only wished for this kind of psychological complexity.