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

Thea von Harbou: 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


LABYRINTH at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater
Robert Altman: Iconoclastic 'The Player' & 'Nashville' Director Dead at 81
Joan Crawford Young and Middle-Aged on DVD
'It Happened One Night' Review: Frank Capra Directs Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert to Oscars
Eurocinema - New Films from Europe
AFI FEST 2007 - Saturday, Nov. 10
Sessue Hayakawa: Pioneering East Asian Hollywood Star
Manoel de Oliveira Cannes Homage
Best Films - 1982
Jan Troell 'Everlasting Moments' Opens in the US
Sidney Poitier, Richard Widmark: 'No Way Out' Screening
Noomi Rapace 'Beyond' Tops Guldbagge Nominations
Scream Queens: Top Ten List Includes Unexpected Choices
Ginger Rogers Movies: WEEKEND AT THE WALDORF
Bette Davis Movies: Danger Ahead