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Masters Of Cinema Announce Oct/Nov Releases – Lang, Mizoguchi, Murnau, Hawks, Scorsese Presents Box-set

And they are another fine selection.

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

One of the most desirable posters in the world.

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 …

Is This Impossibly Rare 1927 Metropolis German 3-Sheet About To Set A New World Record For Movie Posters?

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 …

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 …

Fritz Lang’s Indian Epic Looks Great And Rips Along

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 …