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A Tale of Two Cities: Rebuilding a Metropolis

Really proud of this new essay I wrote on Movie Mezzanine. It regards the original 1927 silent epic, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, notes its heavy influence on sci-fi over the years, and then brings it all full circle with an analysis on how it pertains to Rintaro’s 2001 animated film of the same name. Click here for the full article.

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For Your Reconsideration: ‘Wolf Children’

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I continue to shine my spotlight at films that need a reconsideration this year before Movie Mezzanine’s year-end extravaganza begins. I’ve already geeked out about Mamoru Hosada’s gorgeous and emotional animated family film Wolf Children on the podcast with Alex, but this is my first written piece on why more people need this film on their radar. Click here to read the full piece.

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