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)