Archive for Metropolis

Fun with GIFs: The Hands of Orlac & Metropolis

Posted in Fun with GIFs, Germany, movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 19, 2013 by goregirl

This will be my last Fun with Gifs for No Volume Needed November. I will have more silent film music this week and then next week I will have my top 20 favourite horror films from the 1920s.

Conrad Veidt as Orlac in Robert Wiene’s 1924 film THE HANDS OF ORLAC


Brigitte Helm as Maria in Fritz Lang’s 1927 film METROPOLIS

Maria Gif

Goregirl’s Dungeon on YouTube: Giorgio Moroder x 2

Posted in Germany, movies with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 17, 2013 by goregirl

Today on ye olde YouTube channel I posted two tracks for Giorgio Moroder’s much maligned soundtrack for Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927). You update a soundtrack for a film from 1927 with contemporary music, and pop music no less, you are going to rub some people the wrong way. In any case, I rather like Giorgio Moroder’s deliciously eighties instrumental numbers so maligned or not here they are…

Giorgio Moroder – The Legend of Babel

Giorgio Moroder – Machines

I was originally going to do a third slideshow for Freddie Mercury’s Love Kills but than I seen this gorgeous video and decided there was no way in hell I could top it.