Aniara (2018)

Directed by Pella Kågerman, Hugo Lilja Aniara is like if you took Wall-E, Solaris, Passengers and A Ghost Story and put them in a blender, and then you sprinkled in a little Lars von Trier for good measure.  It's a story that takes place in a hermetically sealed world, a large space ship taking passengers on a three week … Continue reading Aniara (2018)

Metropolis (1927)

Directed by Fritz Lang Alright so here are the influences of Metropolis that I've gathered thus far: C-3PO, the name of Superman's city, Dark City (1998), Logan's Run (1976), Brazil (1985), Blade Runner (1982), Minority Report (2002), really any sci-fi movie, the use of the "Schüfftan Process" (to combine miniature models and people in the same shot), the … Continue reading Metropolis (1927)