Daily Archives: April 11, 2013

BLOG – Hong Kong 2013 vs. Fritz Lang’s 1927 Masterpiece ‘Metropolis’

Anyone Hong Konger watching Fritz Lang’s 1927 expressionist sci-fi masterpiece ‘Metropolis’ would find it hard to avoid the parallels between the dystopian future he predicted and the high-rise over-populated reality of our city in 2013… The functional, eclectic architecture featured in Lang’s sets have sharp, rectangular outlines, dark lighting effects, and intense shadows emphasising the enormity and density of the buildings… It […]