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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

German New Wave adventurer Werner Herzog stranded his crew, his cast, and himself in the Andes to film this magnificent parable on fascism, which looks as if it were shot in the sixteenth century. 104 more words

The Tuesday Zone: Remembering Roger Ebert

Rooster Illusion consists of folks who write about movies. We do this because we enjoy it (and the bossman has promised us a multi-million dollar bonus for every year we work, which I’m sure will come any day now,  582 more words

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Die Große Ekstase des Bildschnitzers Steiner (Werner Herzog, 1974)

Rarely have I been so disappointed upon leaving a film screening – disappointed not with the film (which in this case was Werner Herzog’s 1974 documentary… 881 more words

20th-century Films


“As filmmakers coming of age in the early and mid-1960s, we were the first real post-war generation, young Germans with no one around who could give us points of reference. 167 more words

Werner Herzog

Life Itself - A Vida de Roger Ebert

Life Itself (2014 – EUA) 

É extremamente didático e carinhosa a forma como o diretor Steve James conta a vida do crítico Roger Ebert. Aliás, é curioso esse formato, porque lembra muito o estilo de suas críticas. 121 more words


Moving pictures, #9

Yet more moving pictures watched by Yours Truly. The plan to watch those 1001 films before I die continues apace, although perhaps if the title of the list is to be believed I should slow down a bit… Nah. 1,244 more words