#10: Metropolis (2001)

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For this episode, Heat chose for us to watch the 2001 anime film Metropolis.  A stunning looking and sounding amalgam of Osamu Tezuka’s manga and Fritz Lang’s original silent masterpiece, this Rintaro helmed adaptation — featuring a screenplay by Katsuhiro Otomo and a soundtrack by Toshiyuki Honda — was done with remarkable gusto.  Tune in for our full review, breakdown, and discussion!

Links:

  • My written review of Rintaro’s previous film X: The Movie.
  • A selection of screen caps from Metropolis can be found here.
  • Pause and Select has a great video comparing the different versions of Metropolis here.

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