Metropolis (1927)

There can be no understanding between the hand and the brain unless the heart acts as mediator. The German director Fritz Lang and his wife Thea Von Harbou  directed this silent science fiction film about a futuristic dystopian world. I recently graduated from my masters in film and this particular piece of cinema brings back… Continue reading Metropolis (1927)

The Elephant Man (1980)

I  am not an elephant! I am not an animal! I am a human being! I am a man! David Lynch directs this biographical film about Joseph Merrick, the severely disabled man in the 19th century. Dr Fredrick Treves (Antony Hopkins) discovers Merrick (John Hurt) at a freak show and sends him to hospital for… Continue reading The Elephant Man (1980)