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Whenever you ask most people what the first horror films were, they will inevitably mention Nosferatu, which is a landmark film. But that’s not the beginning or the end of the story. Here are a few others, along with our recap. Here is a list of silent films that you can (mostly) watch right now. And finally above is the haunted castle, which was made by Melies in 1893, probably the first horror and the first vampire film ever. Oh and he also made the first science fiction film— the movie he is most known for, which is Voyage to the Moon.

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We started out the week with Zhandi saying a very scary “GOOD MORNING [it’s time to die]”

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Owl shared a great essay from a woman who recalls what it is really like to be a black woman in Spokane. Don’t listen to Rachel Dolezal—listen to this woman. She has so much more legitimate stuff to say.

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Ebola shared another installment of the comprehensive links roundup.

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a cinema classic.

Zhandi was like “Holy Shit, GOT.”

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I posted a buzzfeed quiz like a boss.

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Ebola Still Kills offered a helpful infographic.

Here is the long though to be lost 1910 film of Frankenstein, made by Edison Studios.

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Teapot is back and making suggestions (about post-apocalyptic literature).

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LeChategris offered this very interesting essay “sleeping through the revolution.”

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C’est La Vie just cowered.

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(a scene from the Cabinet of Dr. Caligieri with all it’s expressionist imagery.

Four Finger Wu shared some classic horror movie posters.

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WWTDDgeekgirl let’s us know what’s going on in her life!

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More bullshit from Rachel Dolezal.

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Scene from Häxan, the great 1922 Swedish-Danish silent horror film.

Jacques Tournier by Four Finger Wu. He did Cat People. I totally watched the remake with Nastassja Kinski more than a few times in my youth.

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How long would I survive in a horror film? I’d survive in ways I wouldn’t be entirely proud of.

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Hello Pie. I miss your midnight movies.

I’m like E3!!!!

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Ebola Still Kills offers another comprehensive links roundup (this time 21, to be followed by 22!)

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Zhandi decided he really wanted to just go there.

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John Barrymore as Dr. Jekyll in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide—the silent horror film from 1920.

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A comprehensive look at creepy horror legends.

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70s schlock horror from Four-Finger Wu!

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A helpful customer service announcement from Garden. And a reminder from me that you can always contact your helpful mods being helpful. Owl and I are assisted by In the rain, Ziggy and Gamecat as well.

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Here is John Barrymore as Mr. Hyde.

Is it just me? Flerby writes about Hope Solo.

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And some horror rock with Ziggy!

Let’s end this with the COTD and maybe a little comedy horror in the haunted house with Buster Keaton.

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Liveschedules stops by and shows illustrates some horror for us, which is my favorite thing.

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