Playing like a candy-colored hybrid of Fritz Lang's film of the same name and Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, Osamu Tezuka's Metropolis borrows its plot liberally from numerous legendary sci-fi sources (despite the fact that the original manga was ... Read More
From the days when you didn't need dialogue to know what the actors were feeling. I went away from this film with my assumptions challenged about so-called revolution of the proletariat. Altho' at times the emotion and acting was sort of over the top, on the whole I both enjoyed the movie and was challenged by its ideas.
The biggest-budgeted movie ever produced at Germany's UFA, Fritz Lang's gargantuan Metropolis consumed resources that would have yielded upwards of 20 conventional features, more than half the studio's entire annual production budget.…Read More
Clamp, Japan's acclaimed all-female animation group, created this futuristic animated adventure with veteran anime director Rintaro. As the Year of Destiny dawns, the fate of the universe rests on the shoulders of Kamui Shiro, a young warrior whose ...…Read More