Metropolis is, without a doubt, my favorite movie. 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. […]
And they are another fine selection.
One of the most desirable posters in the world.
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 […]
If you're a film fan, you're probably familiar with the image at right. It is likely the most famous image associated with one of the most important films of all time — Fritz Lang's Metropolis. It was created by Heinz Schulz-Neudamm for the German 3-Sheet movie poster you see here, and it might surprise you to know that there are […]
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 […]
It wasn't Breaking Dawn or Harry Potter that invented the idea of releasing a film in two parts. Neither was it The Weinsteins when they cleaved Kill Bill asunder. It's actually been going on an awfully long time. Long enough that director Fritz Lang managed to do it a few times, scattered across pretty much […]