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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Reviews

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Joe Leydon
October 25, 2006
An undeniably clever commingling of a new cast (and spoken dialogue) with a silent classic. But pic fails to engage consistently on its own terms, and begins to coast on novelty value around the midway point.
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
October 24, 2006
In his semi-remake of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, the director David Lee Fisher has accomplished something rather startling: he has out-disoriented the original.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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R. Emmet Sweeney
Village Voice
October 24, 2006
Although technically impressive, the remake is dramatically inert, as the set becomes a motionless backdrop to theatrical line readings instead of a pulsing manifestation of diseased minds.