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German Expressionism

First Nighter: The Met's New 'Wozzeck' with Matthias Goerne Confidently Stepping In

David Finkle | Posted 05.07.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

The first performance of the new Wozzeck production at the Metropolitan Opera House turned into one of those show-must-go-on episodes that turn up not...

Faust: A Film for the Ages

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Corinna Clendenen

Faust- mein Gott! The story's still kicking! Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's classic has been produced yet again, this time in cinematic form, in a film that is as wondrous as it is strange.

EXPRESS YOURSELF

Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts

From 1900-1930 German art gained its highly charged energy from its simultaneous relationship to modernity and primitivism. Both ideals, though in man...

Caught In A Bad Romance

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.12.2012 | Arts

When Edvard Munch created "The Scream" in 1893, it became a symbol for modern anxiety. Munch's pale-faced protagonist is in agony, while the blood-red...

The Effect Of War On An Artist's Work

Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts

Germany in the 1920s would have been an exciting time for an artist. The First World War had ended and a period of stability and creativity, known as ...

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast V1:N11: Langarama! -- The Woman in the Moon and The Testament of Dr. Mabuse

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In anticipation of the release of the almost-fully-restored silent science-fiction classic, Metropolis, the Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science ...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Shutter Island Press Conference

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Shutter Island is Martin Scorsese's latest work, a dark exploration of the human psyche that has Leonardo DiCaprio investigating the disappearance of an inmate from a hospital for the criminally insane.