1920s, 3.5/4, Fritz Lang, Review, Science Fiction

Woman in the Moon

#9 in my ranking of Fritz Lang's filmography. I have a huge soft spot for movies that at least seem to attempt to take space travel seriously. Woman in the Moon is just that kind of film, except it was made in the 20s, more than thirty years before the Mercury missions or Yuri Gagarin.… Continue reading Woman in the Moon

1920s, 4/4, Action, Drama, Fritz Lang, Review

Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild’s Revenge

#3 in my ranking of Fritz Lang's filmography. The first half of this story was a grand fantasy adventure that ended sadly. The second half is...an amazingly great, morally complex, and incredibly involving tragedy. I mean...I loved the first part of this large epic film, but this second part is something else. It’s not the… Continue reading Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild’s Revenge

1920s, 3.5/4, Adventure, Fantasy, Fritz Lang, Review

Die Nibelungen: Siegfried

#12 in my ranking of Fritz Lang's filmography. Fritz Lang dealt with Germany’s present in Dr. Mabuse, and now he turns his eyes to its past, its myth, and its legends. It’s also a rollicking good time of grand adventure, magic, and bravery. It’s a triumph of physical production combined with a wonderfully engaging mythic… Continue reading Die Nibelungen: Siegfried