by Stephen Mullen Things to Come, released in 1936, a collaboration between H. G. Wells, Alexander Korda, William Cameron Menzies, and a host of illustrious others, is a bit of an odd duck. Gorgeous looking, with stunning imagery (pre-apocalyptic, apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic and utopian), even more stunning montage sequences, fantastic music, and – well, a star-studded […]
via 62. Things to Come (1936) — Wonders in the Dark
I’m a big fan of Metropolis (1927) and any film made prior to 2001: A Space Odyssey that portends to portray the future is worthy of my notice. I still haven’t seen this film, but the name hovers in the back of my mind all the time. Someday I will see this film. But for now thanks to the wonder of personal blogs and devoted amateurs Wonders In The Dark does a great job of revisiting these films hanging in the back of my mind. I’m reminded I still haven’t seen them and become even slightly more motivated to seek them out and watch them.