Metropolis (1927)

A towering city designed by the minds of the elites and built by the hands of the working class becomes an allegory for turn of the century industrialism and class discrimination. The city is turned upside down when the son of the city's mastermind leaves the lavish and easy going apex of the city for

Nosferatu (1922)

Thomas Hutter (Wangenheim), a real estate broker, leaves his wife behind and travels to Transylvania in order to sell a property to Count Orlok (Schreck). The cavalier broker disregards all warnings that come his way in order to close the deal and sells his neighboring house to the count. Once he sees the Count for

Student of Prague, The (Der Student von Prag) (1913)

A poor young student, "collegiate level", and excellent swordsman named Balduin (Paul Wegener) falls for a sorcerer's trick and unknowingly promises a piece of himself that he cannot replace. This early German (Weimar Era) horror, deal with the devil, tale is full of early film camera tricks, use of color filters, and narratives that require

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a 1920 silent horror/thriller out of Germany's Weimar era. A young man reminisces about how he met his fiancé and their encounter with a somnambulist, sleepwalker. The mystery that unfolds is loaded with bizarre set designs, heavy handed makeup, creative editing, and murder. The German Expressionist style of the