In this interview with The New Yorker, Janelle Monáe talked about how the movie Metropolis defined her artistic journey. David Remnick indicated that he was familiar with the film, so I figured this was something I should familiarize myself with.
I assumed that it would likely be on some list, so I looked. My curiosity revealed that it’s a part of Time’s 100 all-time best movies. This list will keep you busy for a while finding new, highly regarded cinematic expressions.