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Werner Herzog as Auteur (Part 1)

In a previous post I mentioned that auteur theory propounds the idea that some directors have such distinct styles that they may be considered the… 288 more words


Cave of Forgotten Dreams (an overview)

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010) is a documentary film directed by Werner Herzog. The film was shot primarily in the Chauvet Cave in France, where Palaeolithic era paintings was made by people in those times. 328 more words


Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Released:  2010

SUMMARY:  This film is a documentary about Chauvet Cave in southern France.  The cave was discovered in 1994 by a group of scientists; the cave had been hidden for thousands of years by a huge rock slab, which had blocked the original entrance (the slab fell during a rock slide).  601 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Review: Ideation & Lucy

This year I attended Melbourne’s White Night after years of not. It seemed a little like it had jumped the shark and many attendees were less than impressed. 704 more words

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The truly beautiful 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams' (2010)

Werner Herzog’s documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams is an ode to the Chauvet Cave in France, a cavern that harbors prehistoric art. Herzog narrates the film in his raspy voice, nearly whispering with reverence. 384 more words

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Herzog For Halloween Week. Do You Have A Soul?

One day, not too long ago, I posted feelings of love for a plant on Facebook. Here’s what I did. I wrote about the Montauk Daisy, which grows in my dooryard, and described it as a “happy late bloomer” thus identifying my own humanity with the plant and, furthermore, employing the plant’s bright white, daisy-like flowers as an arousal agent for human emotion. 1,673 more words


The Walk (2015)

The Walk / Robert Zemeckis / 2015 / 

Active Ingredients: Heist elements; Optimism; Vertiginous height
Side Effects: 3D; Supporting characters; Imprecise psychology

The Walk is a warm-hearted but empty-headed film, an ode to “dreams,” “inspiration” and “beauty” without making those words and emotions come alive. 525 more words