MetropolisThe second installment on my series of examinations into the world of German Expressionism is now at Zombie Hamster, In this essay, we take a look at two of the most influential films ever made: one provides the basic blueprint for all vampire stories (whilst cleverly portraying a growing sense of national xenophobia), while the other is still considered by many to be the best science fiction film ever made (whilst illustrating the ever-expanding rift between the privileged and the poor). I’m quite enjoying visiting these classic films, which I regard as dear old friends. Curious? Check it out:

A World Distorted

 

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