Film Language Tag: long take
A shot of relatively long duration.
After reuniting with Maria (Brigitte Helm), Freder (Gustav Fröhlich) brings Joh Frederson (Alfred Abel) and Grot (Heinrich George) together as the Mediator.
OJ Haywood (Daniel Kaluuya) walks around his house after an alien UFO excretes blood all over it, yelling out for his sister and friend to come to the car. The music is distorted because of the alien's interference with electricity. A flashback reminds him not to look up at the alien.
After sharing a joint with Micah (Wyatt Cenac)'s couch, Jo (Tracey Heggins) and he discuss their contrasting notions of race, identity, and self-conception while he works on her bike. After tiring of the debate, Jo suggests they go out dancing; Micah volunteers to call a cab.
After Micah (Wyatt Cenac) brings her a drink, Jo (Tracey Heggins) pushes him to shower before climbing into bed. While he showers in the next room, she opens his laptop and peruses his social media history before going back to bed herself.
Civil Rights leader Kwame Ture (Corey Hawkins) recites a speech at a local rally hosted by the Black Student Union. Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) attends, going in undercover on behalf of the police as Philip Zimmerman (Adam Driver) and Jimmy Creek (Michael Buscemi) listen in. Ture speaks on the need to embrace Blackness and Black beauty, police brutality, opposition to the Vietnam war, and the fight for racial equality.
Joh Frederson (Alfred Abel), the master of Metropolis, meets with the inventor Rotwang (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) who reveals his newest creation: a robot made in the likeness of their shared love, Hel.
After showering, Wei-Wei (May Chin) retires to her and Wai-Tung’s (Winston Chao) bedroom, but he leaves and falls asleep in Simon’s (Mitchell Lichtenstein). Simon returns late and Wai-Tung accuses him of having an affair. The next morning, they discover that Wei-Wei is pregnant with Simon's child as Wai-Tung's Taiwanese parents (Lung Sihung, Gua Ah-Le), listen in.
After hearing of their tenant Wei-Wei (May Chin)'s immigration troubles, Wai-Tung Gao (Winston Chao) and his partner Simon (Mitchell Lichtenstein) decide to stage a marriage to solve her immigration problems and satisfy Wai-Tung's parents. They re-decorate Simon and Wai-Tung's apartment to appease Mr. and Mrs. Gao, removing signs of their relationship.
Shaun (Simon Pegg) makes a trip to the convenience store, oblivious to the end of the world around him.
The film crew, knowing Max Schreck (Willem Dafoe) is a vampire, attempt to let in the sunlight to kill Schreck. But Schreck had sabotaged the door, trapping them all inside. Schreck kills Fritz (Cary Elwes) and Albin (Udo Kier) and Murnau (John Malkovich) doesn't stop filming. In the end, the crew arrives and kills Schreck, and Murnau asks for an endboard.
Eleni (Alexandra Aidini) and Alexis (Nikos Poursanidis) are taken by Nikos (Giorgos Armenis) to a theater converted into a refugee shelter. Eleni and Alexis visit the school attended by their twin sons. Spyros (Vasilis Kolovos) arrives looking for the couple.
Two rival groups, one led by Deke O'Malley (Calvin Lockhart) and the other by his ex-partner Calhoun (J.D. Cannon), search the pier for the bale of cotton, as Gravedigger Jones (Godfrey Cambridge) and Coffin Ed Johnson (Raymond St. Jacques) stake them out.