Category Archives: Silent

#148 Metropolis

(1927, Fritz Lang)

“The mediator between the head and hands must be the heart”

What’s the most influential sci-fi movie ever made? Most modern audiences would suggest the likes of Star Wars or Blade Runner, or even go as far as suggesting The Matrix. 2001: A Space Odyssey would be likely to crop up in the discussion too. But what about the movie that started it all? The first major sci-fi epic, made during the silent era: Metropolis.

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#126 Nanook Of The North

(1922, Robert J. Flaherty)

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