Fritz Lang, Top Ten

Fritz Lang: The Definitive Ranking

Fritz Lang is one of those directors who is largely known for a single film. For him, that's Metropolis. Like many other directors, he had a much wider and deeper body of work than that one film implies. Where Lang is different is the direction his career had to take when he fled Germany in… Continue reading Fritz Lang: The Definitive Ranking

1950s, 2.5/4, Film Noir, Fritz Lang, Review

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

#28 in my ranking of Fritz Lang's filmography. Courtroom dramas have limited appeal to me. They largely feel fake with artificial drama that would never actually happen in the setting. Sometimes a film can get past that, as in Fury, and Beyond a Reasonable Doubt actually ends up getting close. The drama isn't supposed to… Continue reading Beyond a Reasonable Doubt