I want to rub this trailer all over me – Into the Abyss

I’m always excited about a Werner Herzog documentary. Although I found flaws with The Cave of Forgotten Dreams, it’s still been one of my favorite documentaries of the year. If the blurbs for Into the Abyss are at all accurate, it certainly won’t be one to miss.  Read More

Werner Herzog on The Colbert Report

I don’t often watch The Colbert Report any more. While I’d like to blame Hulu and Comedy Central failing to come to an agreement which pulled the show from the online service last year, the truth is I grow tired of how stupid politics in America are. And no matter how well Colbert points out the idiocy, I still just get frustrated. However, last night’s guest, Werner Herzog, demanded some attention. Of course the director is doing... Read More

SFIFF – Cave of Forgotten Dreams

There has not been a single recent movie released in the past few years–really my whole life–where the inclusion of 3D technology has cause my interest to be piqued more than usual. Until news broke last year, that Werner Herzog was granted limited access to the Chauvet caves in France to film a documentary that would feature the technology. Although I was not originally sure it would really benefit the film in any way, I was sure about... Read More

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call – New Orleans

It’s been a long time since a movie has left me as speechless as after I watched Werner Herzog’s latest mess of a film Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call – New Orleans.  Leaving the theatre, I really, honestly, didn’t have a thing to say about it.  I’m not sure that’s changed. Nic Cage plays a mildly crooked cop who goes from bad to worse when his back is permanently injured while doing a good a deed.  The injury... Read More