Film

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.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, the Superhero Movie, and Contemporary Culture

Manon Ardisson examines the latest film in the revitalised superhero genre in terms of its unique stylistic approach and its seemingly inevitable, yet ironic failure to impact at the box office.