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"Nosferatu the Vampyre" (1979, dir. Werner Herzog)

Horror films are a difficult thing to peg down. They often are so sloppily put together and so cheap that they tend to be nothing more than C and B movies.  689 more words

Reviews

Lo and Behold

Not Herzog’s best but certainly, as one would still expect, an insightful and elegant take highlighting some of the most disturbing and techno-ebullient aspects of this technology, a technology that surely marks  88 more words

Extended Mind

Serviceable sentences, 11/10,000

There’s something very sinister about LA that people don’t usually talk about.
—Ernie Brooks (as told to Legs McNeil), “Jonathan Richman: In Love with the Modern World… 25 more words

Chrestomathy

Stroszek (1977)

Stroszek
Dir. Werner Herzog
Premiered January 12, 1977

“So your car is kaput. And your girlfriend is gone. And thine house hey have sold.”

Stroszek, I can definitively say, is the first film that I have had to review which I truly don’t get. 361 more words

1977

Moving pictures 2017, #8

This seems to be a mostly classic film post, except for a recent Swedish TV series. One movie is a rewatch (the Herzog), the rest proved not as expected… 2,332 more words

Films

Moving pictures, #7

For all my efforts to watch films from different countries, there seem to be a handful that appear more often than others – and they’re all in this one: India, China, Sweden, Germany and the US. 1,745 more words

Films

Oldest Known Cave Paintings in Werner Herzog's 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams'

Directed by Werner Herzog in 2010, Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a unique documentary about the Chauvet Cave in southern France, which has the oldest known cave paintings (with some being about 32,000 years old).   128 more words