In Erik Nelson and Werner Herzog's latest doc, the alt-right seduces an ambitious filmmaker — and sends him spiraling into darkness.
Read the full article on Firstpost, here: http://www.firstpost.com/entertainment/thoughts-on-binge-watching-aaron-sorkins-the-newsroom-don-quixote-werner-herzog-and-impossible-dreams-4274513.html I’m the kind of person who waits forShow More Summary
Carlos Fitzcarrald was the real-life inspiration for the fictional Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, the titular hero/dreamer/madman in Werner Herzog's spectacular epic "Fitzcarraldo." The Peruvian rubber baron was buried in Iquitos General Cemetery in 1897, after meeting his end at the age of 35 when his ship Contamana was destroyed in an accident. Show More Summary
The director with a cult following gets a tribute fit for guidance counselor office walls
Photo by Raffi Asdourian/Wikimedia Commons Welp, Colin Treverrow definitely isn't directing the ninth film in the Skywalker saga, leaving a gap that Lucasfilm has yet to fill. In the meantime, this fake trailer lets us imagine what wonderful, terrible film future could await us. More »
Firing Colin Trevorrow might be the greatest thing to ever happen to the Star Wars franchise — because Werner Herzog is available to pick up all of those meditative, Neuer Deutscher pieces, baby! Allow Stephen Colbert to present his case for why the German auteur would be the perfect fit ... More »
In the wake of director Colin Trevorrow leaving Star Wars: Episode IX, Stephen Colbert put forward an unusual suggestion for the new director: Werner Herzog.
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Twitter embraces iconic German director Werner Herzog's cinematic heart of darkness with funny tweets filled with dread and despair.
Happy Tuesday! Plus, International Day of Charity and happy birthday to Werner Herzog. What fragrance are you wearing? I'm doing Germany today with April Aromatics Jasmina. Tea at the moment is a blend of Upton Temple of Heaven Gunpowder and Tao of Tea Spearmint. Reminder: On 9/8 we're doing 'world niche'...
Matt writes: Werner Herzog celebrates his 75th birthday today, and we are pleased to announce that the latest Roger Ebert book will focus exclusively on the late critic's work about the revered filmmaker. Herzog by Ebert is being released this month by the University of Chicago Press. Show More Summary
IN HONOR OF WERNER HERZOG'S 75th BIRTHDAY ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th, the University of Chicago Press is publishing Herzog by Ebert, an invaluable compilation of the late critic's reviews and essays about one of his favorite filmmakers. Show More Summary
By H. Perry Horton The man, the mystery, the medium unto himself. The article Pura Vida: The Enigma of Werner Herzog appeared first on Film School Rejects.
Who better to predict our future than Stephen Hawking and Werner Herzog?
Lane Bryant's #ImNoAngel campaign. Werner Herzog's internet documentary Lo and Behold. The unsmuttifying of Carl's Jr. The tireless pursuits of IBM's Watson. The executive creative directors and group creative directors--and creatives of comparable rank--on the list below helped make all the work above, which has gone well beyond the confines of the ad world and...
Werner Herzog can suck an egg. Let me explain: yes, the natural world has its faults, and yeah it’s true that life feeds on life ceaselessly, and of course, if you really think about it, the cold, unrelenting death-barrel called existence is fucking paralyzing, but, if the truth of the matter has any say in it, nature can ALSO be peaceful and serene. Show More Summary
Arnold Schwarzenegger decamped to the Croisette this week for a career-first, bringing a documentary he has narrated to the Marche. Wonders of the Sea 3D is directed by Jean-Michel Cousteau & Jean-Jacques Mantello and is produced by Francois Mantello and Schwarzenegger. Show More Summary
A night at the museum with the legendary German director.
In this short animation, when a boy is marooned on a desert island full of animals, he's terrified—but maybe it's the animals that should be terrified.
Director Werner Herzog marks another film with his vision and beauty in the drama Salt and Fire. The film stars Michael Shannon, Gael Garcia Bernal and Veronica Ferres. Salt and Fire is about a mysterious hostage-taking situation where...Show More Summary