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Lauren Looks Back: Fritz Lang's Expressionist Epic 'Metropolis'

The 1927 Fritz Lang film has been influencing pop culture for decades, and is still one of the most celebrated films of all time.If you've never seen this film in its many versions, please please please stop reading this and look the film up on Netflix It should still be there It's an amazing silent[...]

Machine Of Desire: Metropolis And The $1.2 Million Movie Memorabilia Auction

As reported on Friday by the Hollywood Reporter, an original Metropolis 3-Sheet -- one of 4 known copies of this particular poster for the ground-breaking Fritz Lang film,  and considered one of the most desirable and important movie posters in the world -- just sold along with a group of other vintage movie memorabilia for $1.2 Million[...]

Beautiful Proof Of Concept Trailer For An Animated Ring Of The Nibelung

A new big screen version of the Ring of the Nibelung seems like a no-brainer really, even despite Fritz Lang's rather exciting 1920s version and several other, more recent, less satisfying passes.Animating the tale and basing it upon Wagner's operatic treatment of the stories also seem like good ideas You don't need Bugs Bunny to[...]

Butchered Version Of Metropolis Headed To Blu-Ray, But It Has Its Fans – Apparently

In 1984, a remastered, recut and some (me) might say butchered version of Fritz Lang's Metropolis was released The film had been chopped up, brutally colourised and decked out in counterproductive modern rock and pop music by Giorgio Moroder, master-moustached songwriter and record producer.It was a travesty.But there's great excitement at Aint It Cool, who[...]

Fritz Lang's Indian Epic Looks Great And Rips Along

Long enough that director Fritz Lang managed to do it a few times, scattered across pretty much the entire length of his career.His first two-parter was The Spiders, an adventure romp in an exotic setting, released in 1919 and 1920 His last was The Indian Epic, an adventure romp in an exotic setting, released in[...]