Tag Archives: Fritz Lang

Keyframe 70 – Kirito’s Computer Haka

This week we’ve got Antarctic Doraemon, Gintama Valentine’s statues, and an odd choice for a cybersecurity officer. Our featured anime are Metropolis and Psycho Pass part 1. Tune in to The Geek Show Podcast Network for all the latest news, discussions and reviews, and follow

Varieté

If you type in the term “Unchained camera” into the Wikipedia search bar, you’ll come across a very brief article where it hints that F. W. Murnau, one of the finest directors to come out of the German expressionist film movement, was the creator of

The Early Murnau Boxset: Tartuffe

In Jean-Pierre Melville’s debut film The Silence of the Sea, Howard Vernon’s tragically naive Nazi lieutenant tries to curry favour with the French family he’s staying with by praising their culture.  He says his Fatherland has but one emblematic literary genius, Goethe, but France is

Cinema Eclectica 21 – Hey, Hey – Man Tears!

It’s a slow news week because Cannes has rolled around again, but we give it the old college try anyway. In “Off the Shelf” we discuss Fritz Lang’s silent classic Frau Im Mond before discovering the strange wonders of  Second Run’s Polish Cinema Collection Volume

Cinema Eclectica 07 – B-Sides Vol. 1

This week we forcibly ejected 50 Shades of Grey, and instead opted to give the “other guys” a chance. In ‘Off the Shelf’ we looked at Spione, Enemy, Sake Bomb, Shanghai 13 and For Love’s Sake. Our highlights of the week are The Theory of

Cinema Eclectica E06 – Honking Gilliam

On this week’s show we talk about the BAFTAs while gushing about a palette of amazing titles in the off the shelf section. Somewhere in between we manage to review Kotoko, Metropolis and the notorious Blue Velvet. For our featured film, we poke fun at

Dr Mabuse, The Gambler (1922)

Cinema in its essence is a visual medium; the silent film can be viewed as nothing but cinema in its purest form. That’s the theory anyhow. Contemporary audiences have written pre-sound cinema as archaic and therefore unworthy of any prolonged attention beyond that which one