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Fritz Lang

Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

The second in Fritz Lang's quartet of anti-Nazi Hollywood thrillers, Hangmen Also Die! comes pre-loaded with fascinating context for contemporary viewers. In the mid-1930s the director was hand-picked by Hitler to prepare propaganda for the…

Watch Metropolis Now

In 1984, Oscar-winning composer Giorgio Moroder (Top Gun, Midnight Express, Flashdance) reintroduced Fritz Lang’s 1927 science fiction epic Metropolis to a new generation of moviegoers. He colourised scenes, added new subtitles, plus a…

You Only Live Once (1937)

Fritz Lang is a director appreciated by many classic movie fans, but to a lot of people he's still associated with the likes of Metropolis and M, absolute 10/10 works of brilliance. Yet he did so much more. They may not have all been quite…

Ten Villains Worth Knowing: 1913-1960

We’re living in the age of villains. Don’t believe me? The last three Oscar winners for best supporting male roles played villains who quickly became part of the popular culture: Anton Chigurh, the Joker, and Colonel Hans Landa. Who doesn't…