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The glory of being a clown

When I was younger, there was a period in which I seriously considered becoming a clown. To understand why, you need to know two things. The first is that a clown lives out of a trunk. 1,091 more words

Writing

Werner Herzog: The Mind of a Visionary Genius

In 1980, Munich-born filmmaker Werner Herzog ate parts of his own shoe.

Why then, you may ask, may one proclaim this man as a visionary genius? 2,630 more words

Cinema

A Grumble From The Jungle

All stories are old. The only thing new is you. – Alvin Ailey

Werner Herzog chose Klaus Kinski to play his mad conquistidor, who descends from the Andes to journey down the Amazon River in… 121 more words

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World (2016)

Werner Herzog entrevista a múltiples personalidades que influyeron sobre el desarrollo de la Internet y la inteligencia artificial, con el fin de presentar la historia, evolución, impactos tanto positivos como negativos, y perspectivas a futuro de estas tecnologías. 477 more words

Werner Herzog

Our 12 Favourite Documentaries Of 2016

2016 was a year in which reality began to seem rather unreal, where real-world developments beat satirical shows like Veep and Saturday Night Live to the punch with some of the most bizarre turns of events in recent years, with a reality-TV star and general man-child (or as he called himself on Twitter this month, “ratings machine DJT”), now readying himself to become leader of the free world. 1,638 more words

Film & TV

THE LOOK OF SILENCE

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THE LOOK OF SILENCE (2014) – Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer

Whilst I had been vaguely aware of the military coup which took place in Indonesia in 1965, I never had any real knowledge or understanding of what exactly occurred. 587 more words

Films

This Should Never Be Heard

R gave me his copy of American Sniper. Best book ever!! he pronounced. I read the first few pages and was put off. It felt like an articulate version of the army ranger screaming in my ear, a blowtorch of patriotism and righteous bloodlust. 804 more words