The History of Horror Movies

November, 2020Archive

Nov 27

“Defend Your Country: Enlist Now in the United States Army” Recruitment Poster by Tom Woodburn The Golden Age of cinema peaked throughout the fifties, as pop culture seemed to become more embraced, and movie posters began to use a similar propaganda like style that was sparked by posters generated during World War 2. During this […]

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Nov 06

Movie 1: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari – zoe The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari was the silent film that kickstarted the whole Horror genre. The plot of the movie features a hypnotist, dangerous due to insanity, who uses a somnambulist, a sleepwalker, to commit murders. In the poster for this movie, we see a deranged-looking man carrying […]

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