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Metropolis (1927)

Even in its near-complete 2010 restoration and running 150 minutes, Fritz Lang’s Silent epic¬†Metropolis (1927) is possessed of churning, frenetic energy, like an industrial works geared to explode. It is a machine; a machine movie about other machines. And it’s … Continue reading

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Robert Wiene’s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) is one of those rare films whose stamp has marked so much of horror, fantasy, and film noir that it hardly seems to have existed in the first place. Therefore it seems … Continue reading

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