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Pretty Clever Film’s Top 10 Silent Horror Movies

In honor of Halloween, Pretty Clever Film Gal brings you her personal favorite scary movies, all of them silent. It is a fact that movie goers love fright films and it is a fact that horror movies have been around since the dawn of film. For my money, silent films take the prize for sheer creep factor. These early silent horror movies may not make you jump in your seat and they’re certainly not the gore-fest variety of later shock cinema, but… well there’s something about a monster creeping about and saying nothing, no? Read the rest of this entry

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari v. Shutter Island

The Film Experience website has a regular feature called “Distant Relatives” where a classic film and a modern film are compared and contrasted. Last month, it was the Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and Shutter Island. It’s an interesting read, and provides a lot of food for thought. Then check out some of the other entries in the series (particularly Hamlet v. Dark Knight).

Stay Tuned for Comic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Erotic comic book artist Dave McKean  talks up his erotic story Celluloid and drops a mention of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.

McKean Draws a Sexy Celluloid from Comic Book Resources.

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