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Emile Zola

I was once driving through Denver when I saw a bearded poet type in his front yard with tons of books on the ground. Skerrrrrr! Hipster Garage Sale, got to stop. 134 more words

Inspirational Quotes

Ode aan Metropolis

In the context of the cultural television documentary series Made in Europe, I wrote an ode to Fritz Lang’s silent masterpiece Metropolis (1927). It was broadcasted on… 660 more words

Cinema

Film Noir Friday: Scarlet Street (1945)

When it comes to bleak and beautiful noir, it’s hard to top Fritz Lang’s Scarlet Street. This 1945 motion picture is based on Georges de La Fouchardière’s novel… 660 more words

Entertainment

#31. Metropolis (1927)

I’m likely to fuck up any effort at summarizing the movie so I’ll just say that it’s about a beautiful, Edenic, aboveground city for rich people that is fueled by a dilapidated, insular, underground city for the poor. 216 more words

Movie Reviews: The Woman In The Window (1944) & Scarlet Street (1945)

What did you watch? The Woman In The Window (1944) and Scarlet Street (1945), both on Youtube. There are a lot of uploads for this, some with better picture quality than others. 2,287 more words

Reviews

The Return of Frank James (1940)

Directed by Fritz Lang
Written by Sam Hellman

Jesse James, from 1939, was a bit of western “comfort food”, as my friend Chuck may say. 729 more words

Crime