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Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part One
17 Jun 2012 // 6:30 PM
PopMatters follows up our hugely popular Essential Female and Male Performances feature with 50 additions to the essentials list. Watch this space for the next two weeks as we bring to your screen more iconic film performances. Today's highlights include Lucille Ball and John Barrymore.
The 100 Essential Directors Part 5: Derek Jarman to Mike Leigh
14 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM
Mid-way through our series, Day 5 is a glorious mishmash of international auteurist cinema. Today we go from saints and sinners, from Brookyln to Britain, from the beginning of time to the Dystopian future, and around the world and beyond.
How the Renowned Liar Fritz Lang Became One of the Most Truthful Filmmakers
12 Mar 2014 // 2:30 AM
It’s impossible not to realize that the author, too, has come to the conclusion that Fritz Lang was a beast not even he could tame.
If There Was Ever a Movie That Deserved This Degree of Re-examination, It's Metropolis
1 Dec 2010 // 4:00 PM
The story of Metropolis' 2010 restoration is as complicated -- full of mistaken identities and made harder by bureaucratic machinery -- as the film itself. In its Blu-Ray release, Bruce Bennett sheds light on how the newest restoration came to be.
Double Take: Metropolis (1927)
20 Apr 2015 // 7:18 AM
Double Take looks at the men, the machine, the Moloch, the maiden, the master, and Metropolis as we attempt to find the intermediary heart between the Expressionism and politics.
Kino Restores Fritz Lang's 'The Spiders'
6 Apr 2012 // 12:20 AM
Do spiders have tentacles?