The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari makes use of expressionist architecture and expresses interior reality through exterior means with its use of extreme distortion in its production design. The film, as a result, presents us with a dark and twisted world with distorted shapes and angles. This expressive style presents us with a grotesque worldview – buildings are slanted, doors and windows are unusually shaped and walls and floors consist of schizophrenic patterns and designs…
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This has been a summer of blown opportunities, at least insofar as cinema allegedly devoted to taking those opportunities goes.
By Ben Gabriel
Wes Craven gentrified the exploitation genre, but by the end of his career he was priced out himself
"Jacques Tati’s Playtime (1967) was filmed in 70mm, which he believed was the shape of the modern world..." From Interiors Vol. 9