Metropolis Video Essay- Roger Ebert’s Great Movies

by Phil Whitehead

Inspired by Roger Ebert’s essay on Metropolis as part of his “Great Movies” series, Phil Whitehead revisits Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, discussing its setting, production design, special effects, and loner hero to illustrate the influence Metropolis has had on generations of filmmakers and what makes it still so exhilarating today.

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