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Orwell, Herzog and Kierkegaard: Race Against Yourself

A close friend of mine told me recently he occasionally has doubts about whether he should have gone to uni or not (by the way, he’s one of the most accomplished, driven and professional people I know – a stark contrast to most of my fellow students). 414 more words


History Unveils 100-Film Documentary Series, Sets Evel Knievel Live Event In July

History is taking the wraps off two major projects: the History 100, a set of 100 documentaries exploring the past 100 years, and a three-hour live event in July honoring daredevil Evel Knievel. 1,882 more words

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History Sets 'History 100' Docu Film Series, Evel Knievel Stunt Special

History has unveiled plans for a 100-film documentary series chronicling major events and notable figures from the past 100 years. Werner Herzog, Barbara Kopple, Charles Ferguson, and Daniel Junge are among the documentary filmmakers lined up to produce projects for the series. 1,330 more words


The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

Dir. Werner Herzog

Written by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira

I first encountered this strange film during my sophomore year of college when I was taking a class on New German Cinema. 1,389 more words


I missed a day!

I mean (a common way to start a sentence these days, I notice), I can’t believe after
making a real concerted effort to write every day in this blog, I simply forgot to sit… 199 more words


Day 1 "Marvelous Mentors" Series: Werner Herzog & the Death of Imagination

The Mind Loops Blog – “Best advice Barbara learned from 7 of her mentors, from Werner Herzog To Mama” – March 2018

I’ve been thinking about all the amazing mentors I’ve had throughout my life. 295 more words

Es ist nicht leicht ein Gott zu sein  / Hard to be a God (1989)

Director: Peter Fleischmann.
Original book same title by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
Starring. Alexander Philippenko, Edward Zentara, Werner Herzog. Russia/USSR/(West)Germany. 1h 59m.

While trying to get hold of the second remake of Hard to be a God (2013) I noticed a resurgence of the earlier remake from the 80’s and managed to watch them in chronological  order, not that it matters much as they are two extremely different movies which look at different fragments of a brilliant science fiction story, originally written by Arkand and Boris Strugatsky, this is a simplistic version of a deeper more complicated story but it’s easier to watch and at times stomach more than the 2013 version. 503 more words

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