***We're looking for contributors***


Hanna Ralph: Articles


'Die Nibelungen' Movies': Powerful Women in Masterful, 'Otherworldly' Germanic Tragedy

'Die Nibelungen: Siegfried': Paul Richter as the dragon-slaying hero of medieval Germanic mythology. 'Die Nibelungen': Enthralling silent classic despite complex plot and countless characters Based on the medieval epic poem Nibelungenlied, itself inspired by the early medieval Germanic saga about the Burgundian royal family, Fritz Lang's two-part Die Nibelungen is one of those movies I can enjoy many times without ever really understanding who's who and what's what. After all, the semi-historical, fantasy/adventure epic is packed with intrigue, treachery, deceit, hatred, murder, and sex. And that's just the basic plotline. As seen in Kino's definitive two-disc edition, artistically and cinematically speaking Die Nibelungen contains some of the greatest visual compositions I've ever seen. Filmed mostly in long shots that frame […]


Continue reading:

'Die Nibelungen' Movies': Powerful Women in Masterful, 'Otherworldly' Germanic Tragedy





FILM ARCHIVES

Errol Flynn Movies on DVD
Josephine Baker Collection DVD Set
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Kissing, 'Weirdo' 'Twilight' Actor Dream Casting
Jeanne Crain: From 'Pinky' Inanity to 'Margie' Magic
Rossana Podestà: 'Helen of Troy' & Sex Comedy Actress Dies
'Edge of Tomorrow' Review: Tom Cruise Makes Sci-Fi Movie 'Exceptionally Entertaining'
Edgar G. Ulmer 'Ruthless': UCLA Festival of Preservation
Patricia Neal Movies: 'The Day the Earth Stood Still,' 'A Face in the Crowd' More Pertinent Than Ever
Ernst Lubitsch Movies: Lost 'Touch' in Our Age of Sledgehammer Filmmaking
Elizabeth Taylor Diamond Ring: Jewelry Collection Breaks Auction Record