EFC II #179 – The Big Heat (1953)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#179 – The Big Heat (1953)
Dir. Fritz Lang
Starring: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Lee Marvin, Jeanette Nolan, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby

The one hundred and seventy-ninth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Fritz Lang’s film noir tale of revenge, The Big Heat.

Recorded in September 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Probably not, it was really good and I thoroughly enjoyed it, though.

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EFC II #137 – Metropolis (1927)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#137 – Metropolis (1927)
Dir. Fritz Lang
Starring: Gustav Fröhlich, Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Heinrich George, Theodor Loos, Fritz Rasp, Erwin Biswanger

The one hundred and thirty-seventh installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, on the 90th anniversary of its original release, Fritz Lang’s magnum opus, one of the greatest science fiction movies of all time, Metropolis.

Recorded in January 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, it’s brilliant, even if the first hour dragged.

Luke: Yes, one of the greatest films of all time, everyone needs to see it!

EFC II #5 – Dr. Mabuse the Gambler {Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler} (1922)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#5 – Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922)
Dir. Fritz Lang
Starring: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Aud Egede-Nissen, Paul Richter, Bernhard Goetzke, Gertrude Welcker

The fifth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Fritz Lang’s four plus hour silent crime epic, Dr. Mabuse the Gambler.

Recorded in February 2015.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: No, as far as silent epics go, there are far better out there, though I still love this film.