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M (1931)

Director of Photography: Fritz Arno Wagner

Director: Fritz Lang

Perfect Shots

Moonfleet (1955) Stewart Granger Day 1 of 5

“Moonfleet is a nest for smugglers.”

Moonfleet was actually a novel that I had to read in Grade ten English class. At the time I had little interest in this Treasure Island style tale. 578 more words

Daily Take

I'm a Guest on The Forgotten Filmcast

Discussing a really good but neglected Fritz Lang picture 180 more words


A Tale of Two Thrillers: When 1931 classic "M" and 2014's "The Guest" collide

Fritz Lang’s “M” and Adam Wingard’s “The Guest” aren’t exactly two movies that would mesh well together in a movie marathon.

For starters, the former was filmed in 1931 and the latter was only very recently released into theaters. 959 more words


Vintage Sundays: Fritz Lang's M 7/12

Neil Hepburn, marketing manager at Cameo Cinema in Edinburgh, anticipates today’s Vintage Sunday presentation of Fritz Lang’s M.

During the masterful opening sequence of M (1931) we witness the abduction and murder of a young girl. 472 more words

Vintage Sundays

Film and Ideology

It is clear that film texts represent ideological standpoints, but there is debate as to whether they must reproduce the dominant ideologies in society, or whether they are capable of critiquing such common sense ideas and putting forth alternative, subversive ideologies. 1,725 more words

Happy birthday to the king of German Expressionism, Fritz Lang

“I am profoundly fascinated by cruelty, fear, horror and death. My films show my preoccupation with violence, the pathology of violence.”

and a re-score using Kraftwerk. 45 more words