Finally coming to DVD thanks to Kino International, this is the most controversial restoration of Fritz Lang's 1927 sci-fi epic Metropolis. Released in 1984, the Moroder Version, as it has come to … more
Caught the TCM premier of this on Silent Sunday and was completely blown away. Not only do the restored scenes help to clarify some plot points, but they also amplify the emotional impact of the film. … more
MNeulander posted a Quick Tip about Metropolis.
August 15, 2010
Great review Scotman, I wonder if this film was influenced by Chaplin's "Modern Times" with his commentary on what industrialization was doing to the human condition. I just put a review of it up that … more
METROPOLIS is a masterful piece of cinema. I've heard people talk about this movie for most of my life and how it inspired filmmakers and brought about a new type of moviemaking. Some of the scenes become … more