Our newest installment was once again recorded live at the Trylon microcinema in Minneapolis! We watched Metropolis with live accompaniment from Fugitive. Jena was treated to what many would consider the first true Science Fiction film with original music composed specially for the showing! A sold out house joined us for a great experience and many of them stayed behind to discuss the film. It was a great discussion cut short only because we wanted to make sure the folks at the Trylon could go home.
Please note that part one of the episode was recorded outside and part two was recorded inside the theater with audience interaction. We apologize if anything is difficult to hear.
The break music is “Desruction” by Loverboy. It comes from the Moroder soundtrack.
Our August 15th episode will be a discussion of Tim Burton’s Ed Wood!
|Rating: 8.3/10 (161,583 votes)
Director: Fritz Lang
Writer: Thea von Harbou (screenplay), Thea von Harbou (novel)
Stars: Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp
Runtime: 153 min
Rated: Not Rated
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Released: 13 Mar 1927
|Plot: In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working-class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.|