The Big Heat (1953) – Fritz Lang

The next big title in DK Books’ highly informative and entertaining The Movie Book is Fritz Lang’s iconic film M, which I have previously reviewed, but on the What Else to Watch list I came across a title I had’t seen or reviewed before and was eager to dive into, Lang’s 1953 cop noir Thee…

Metropolis (1927)

This is a film that I had seen snippets of through my entire life. In fact I remember, as a child, sitting in Mother’s Pizza, a now defunct pizza chain, at least in the incarnation that I grew up loving, the decor was all 20s and 30s and they would show clips from Laurel &…

M (1931)

Fritz Lang did it again. Of all the films I’ve watched so far, using 101 Horror Movies as my guide, this and Nosferatu are probably my favorites so far. The story is good, and its also very disturbing. Peter Lorre plays Hans Beckert, and he is a child killer, first appearing as a malignant shadow talking…