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‘But Joe, it’s “Hour of Ecstasy”’: A Materialist Re-evaluation of Fritz Lang’s You and Me
You and Me (1938) was Fritz Lang’s third film made in Hollywood, after Fury (1936) and You Only Live Once (1937), which are generally categorised as a trilogy of ‘social problem/consciousness’ filmsExpand
‘Great love come too late?’ a critical evaluation of the emotional terrain in Max Ophuls’ Liebelei (Germany, 1931)
Andrew Sarris argues that critics of Max Ophuls’s adaptation of  Arthur Schnitzler’s stage play Liebelei unjustly criticise the lack of social criticism at the heart of Schnitzler’s drama:Expand
“Don’t you know we’ve met before?” Tonal qualities in Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight (2013)
Tone as a concept in film criticism is notoriously slippery and, as Douglas Pye observes in his seminal study Movies and tone (2007), it is a critical concept that ‘has been out of favour for manyExpand
Woman in the Moon (original title: Frau im Mond) (review)
Woman in the Moon (original title: Frau im Mond) (Fritz Lang Germany 1929). Eureka Masters of Cinema 2008. PAL Region 2. £9.93.Iris LuppaFritz Lang's second sf film, Frau im Mond (By Rocket to theExpand
Spione (Spies) (review)
humans themselves. At the end of the film, we are given proof of this conversion when one of the female Fleshapoids is attacked by some inexplicable physical pain, and moments later, we witness theExpand