REVIEW: ‘The Big Heat’

German Expressionism bled into American culture in the form of a newly founded genre, Noir. Several German filmmakers migrated at the beginning of World War II to escape Nazism. Despite the artistic integrity and success…

REVIEW: ‘The Woman in the Window’

The Woman in the Window capitalizes on one basic, human fear: entrapment. It does not do this in a literal sense; instead it finds the protagonist hopelessly stuck in a very unfortunate situation. What is…

REVIEW: ‘The Complete Metropolis’

"The mediator between Head and Hands must be the Heart." Sometimes it really makes a difference to see a film in a theater. A dark room packed with people who are all there to experience…

‘Metropolis’ and the Fritz Lang Marathon

Tonight on Turner Classic Movies the digitally restored version of Fritz Lang's Metropolis, which had a theatrical run earlier this year and has an upcoming Blu-Ray release, will be played in its entirety followed by…

Of the Day – 04.23.10

Read of the Day: A brief British perspective on why British actors make great movie villains. [The Guardian] News of the Day: Universal Pictures has acquired David Cronenberg's latest film A Dangerous Method. [Screen Daily]…