I just saw both parts of Die Nibelungen (1924) by Lang. Both films are amazing but I thought Siegfried’s Death (the first part) was better. The special effects where breathtaking (the slaying of the dragon was awesome) and the sets where on an epic level. It really reminded me in many ways of The Lord of the Rings (it’s almost as long too : – ) which made me wonder if Peter did looked at this before the made The LOTR trilogy.
I actually think this is much, much better than Metropolis (1927) and one of Lang’s best. Anyone else agree?