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Momo (1986) - The Mysterious Dark Skinned Girl From No/Everywhere

Advantages: Intellectual yet sincere
Disadvantages: Dated, mainly sub-titled one available

Rating: ‘West Germany 6’ I can’t find the pre-Fall of the Berlin Wall rating system but it relates to the current German ‘Green 12’ or ‘12’ corresponding to the UK’s ‘ PG’ or perhaps ‘U’. Runtime: 101 min. Please kindly note: this is going ...

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83 years before Avatar...

Advantages: Excellent 20s vision of the future
Disadvantages: The film is perhaps a bit long

A review of the Masters of Cinema DVD, which is £12 on amazon at the moment. Hardly anyone watches silent films anymore, which is a shame. Probably it’s the obvious old-fashioned-ness that puts people off. Silent cinema appeals to me at least partly beca ...

hogsflesh 19.06.2010 · Read full review
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City of the Future?

Advantages: a Classic silent film
Disadvantages: rather difficult to understand sometimes

Many people now consider this film to be a classic of the German cinema. You may have seen it yourselves, if you haven't you may find it rather difficult to understand. You may still find it difficult to understand even if you have seen it. Some classify ...

Coloneljohn 08.01.2006 · Read full review
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Metroplois

Advantages: You will be pleasantly surprised
Disadvantages: None

The science fiction film that started it all… In 1927, Fritz Lang's film, Metropolis, aired to a noncommittal audience. Written by Thea von Harbou, Lang's wife, as a silent film it relied heavily upon the images to tell the story of early utopian visio ...

Paradis 07.04.2005 · Read full review
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Robot chicks and man eating machines

Advantages: Visually stunning
Disadvantages: Difficult to relate to for modern audiences

Metropolis 1927 Length: Variable Dir: Fritz Lang Most people today brought up on a diet of CG and Will Smith Sci Fi will be totally bemused by this. They shouldnt be as it's absolutely fascinating stuff! 'Metropolis' is always cited as a major landma ...

chunlex 31.05.2005 · Read full review
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