Author Archives: Freddie Myles

Fritz Lang and the Rise of the Machine: German Cinema Under the Shadow of the Weimar Republic

Freddie Myles explores two films by Fritz Lang and their disturbing reflections on German society and industry during the rise of the Weimar Republic in the 1920s. This brilliant and interesting article focuses on both the classic Metropolis, and its less well-known precursor, Dr Mabuse: Der Spiegler.