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"...graphic sex- and violence-laden horror shows known as hentai. Metropolis, based on Tezuka's late-Forties manga (comic book) of the..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Metropolis Melodrama
Ghost of Metropolis Past
"...Hilton's role in the convoluted Metropolis project grew out of his association with the site's..."

Nov. 27, 1998 News Feature by Bryan Mealer

"...and Rudolf Klein-Rogge. One of the great silent classics, Metropolis is a futuristic fantasy about the mechanization of society...."

May 13, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

New Urbanism and the Booming Metropolis
Austin welcomes the Congress for the New Urbanism XVI
" – CNU XVI: New Urbanism and the Booming Metropolis – a congress that will showcase, shame, and enlighten..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Luc Besson's latest is a kaleidoscopic mess
"...him to richly envision otherworldly realms, including the titular metropolis of Alpha, a dense intergalactic beehive of manifold species..."

July 21, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Your Name
This body-swapping anime is a stunner
"...while the similarly aged Taki lives in the shimmering metropolis of Japan’s capital without any singular purpose. The two..."

April 7, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

District 9
District 9 is a wrenching, riveting, occasionally violent, often heartbreaking, socially conscious science fiction film, and, best of all, a love story.
"...Africa and grew up in Jo'Burg), a densely populated metropolis over which hovers a dead alien spacecraft of immense..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Slow Burn
Slow Burn – starring Ray Liotta, LL Cool J, and Mekhi Phifer – becomes one of those movies that’s so bad, it’s almost entertaining. Almost.
"...Ford (Liotta), the ambitious district attorney of an unnamed metropolis, whose recently launched mayoral bid is threatened by the..."

April 20, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Japanese anime director Katsuhiro Ôtomo, best known for Akira, here delivers a dazzlingly straightforward rush that thrusts its protagonist into astonishing action set-piece after set-piece.
"...behind 1998’s animé landmark Akira and 2001’s equally stunning Metropolis, but Steamboy, 10 years in the making at the..."

March 18, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
Visually stunning sequel to the cult 1995 anime.
"...trappings of its quasi-cyberpunk genre – robots, a teeming metropolis seemingly on the verge of Blade Runner-ish collapse, and..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mad Love
"...pianist’s wife. Director Freund is the noted German cameraman (Metropolis) who turned director. This is also the movie that..."

Nov. 17, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mystery Men
Inept amateur superheroes must save the day in this comedy.
"...if his demands are not met. What's a decaying metropolis to do? In Usher's case, duty falls like an..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...Me and Trouble in Mind). Set in a fictional metropolis called Empire, the city is an architectural combination of..."

Sept. 10, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Monae Makes the World Go 'Round
Forgive the pun, but for how all-over-the-place Janelle Monae is at SXSW, it might be true.
"...explanation of the runaway androids that populate her musical Metropolis. Plus, she is very soft-spoken, but please have a..."

March 21, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

The Age of Restoration
Reviled at the time of their release, silent cinema classics Metropolis and The Thief of Bagdad get their due at the Paramount Theatre this weekend.
"...1927. I refer, of course, to Fritz Lang's legendary Metropolis -- the first cast-of-thousands science fiction film -- which..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

The Sound and the Fury
Local theatre Alamo Drafthouse teams silent films with live musical scores by favorite Austin acts.
"...screened a restored print of Fritz Lang's silent classic Metropolis, featuring a score composed and performed by local Kraut-rock..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Harvey Evacuees Not Going to Convention Center After All
Downsized arrivals will now head to 7000 Metropolis
"...leases for a warehouse and office space at 7000 Metropolis Drive, in that triangle of Southeast Austin between Burleson..."

Aug. 31, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

The Austin Film Society's Sublime Lines
Essential Cinema series: Japanese Animé
"...Metropolis, directed by Rintaro, is based on the manga series..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Screens Feature by Sofia Resnick

Batman Begins
Batman Begins … and it's about time. The movie is great fun, and also a terrific relief.
"...the film takes place in the sort of retro-futuristic metropolis reserved especially for Good, Evil, and assorted Minions –..."

June 17, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

From Gorilla Whales to Men of Metal
Alamo celebrates 'Pacific Rim' with Beasts vs Bots kaiju month
"...competing models of Fritz Land's groundbreaking 1927 dystoian adventure Metropolis: Georgio Morodor's painstaking 1984 restoration, and the complete cut..."

July 7, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW News: Saturday
"...performing a new score for the Fritz Lang classic Metropolis, and there's no way to argue with the logic..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

Mile 22
Wahlberg and company get bloody as a CIA black ops team
"...action quickly moves to Indocarr, a fictional Southeast Asian metropolis, where one of that country’s agents, Li (Uwais), seeks..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Miss Hokusai
The life of an artist through the eyes of his daughter
"...zoom shot of a bridge in the bustling 1814 metropolis in which the film is set – now modern-day..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

A Hologram for the King
Tom Hanks stars in this seriocomic take on Dave Eggers’ 2012 novel
" of its progenitors. He arrives at the King’s Metropolis of Economy and Trade, a towering edifice in the..."

April 22, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Wolfpack
This doc makes us privy to a family that's like none we've ever seen before
"...up in New York City but actually knowing the metropolis and the world at large only through what you’ve..."

June 19, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Arlo & Julie
Steve Mims concocts a mischievous story about a happy, if rudderless Austin couple
" a crisp, vibrantly colored picture of our current metropolis. But what’s most endearing about this slight mystery/comedy is..."

May 8, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Live Shot: Swervedriver/Church
Guitar pedals to meddle, UK and Aussie legacies turn up
" saved its most heated enthusiasm for the hits: “Metropolis,” a blazing “Reptile” (which earned the biggest roar of..."

March 22, 2015 SXSW Post by Michael Toland

Big Hero 6
Witty charm, lively animation, and a swift pace help this animated superhero story rise a cut above.
"...movies, complete with a glowing whatsit threatening an entire metropolis; the boy-and-his-blank kinship shared by Pete’s Dragon, My Neighbor..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Mars Needs Moms
Based on a children's book by Berkely Breathed, this animated film looks good but lacks emotion.
"...of obedient automatons akin to the creepy workers in Metropolis – only these bizarrely shaped women possess the virtual..."

March 11, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
The director of Watchman and 300 makes his first 3-D animated movie about a young owl caught between warring factions.
" or a vision from the workers’ hell in Metropolis. The others are trained as warriors. The Pure Ones..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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