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Werner Herzog

Telluride Film Festival: Movies Large and Small

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 09.04.2014 | Arts
Corinna Clendenen

The Telluride Film Festival offers a great span of cinema, from premiering Oscar contenders to silent-era black-and-white gems to small budget independents that will never play widely but may earn an enduring cult audience.

Another 12 Mind-Blowing Documentaries To Watch On Netflix

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 05.23.2014 | Entertainment

Assuming you've already powered through our previous collection of 12 mind-blowing documentaries to watch on Netflix, we've pulled together another se...

MOCA Gala 35th Anniversary (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On Saturday March 29, 2014 I captured an art world star-studded cast of luminaries at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA as part of my continuing N(art)r...

Depressed Penguins Given Antidepressants At British Sanctuary

Posted 02.07.2014 | Weird News

Winter weather getting you down? You're not alone. Humboldt penguins living at a British wildlife sanctuary are so bummed over the constant wind a...

The Journey to End Texting and Driving

Charlene Lake | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Charlene Lake

Today, almost everyone knows that texting and driving is dangerous and irresponsible. In surveys AT&T did with teens and commuters, 97 percent and 98 percent, respectively, said they know the risks. But here's the crazy thing. Many tell us they do it anyway.

James Franco Wrote The Best Review Of 'Spring Breakers'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.01.2013 | Entertainment

"There will never be a movie or a character that is more important for this age than 'Spring Breakers' and its protagonist Alien." Those are the words...

Wendy White Pick Up a Knock

Liz Markus | Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts
Liz Markus

In anticipation of her second solo with Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago, Pick Up a Knock, Wendy White answers questions about failure, American values, professional sports and decrepit gyms.

With Passion and Gusto: The Listeners Speak

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

One of the rewards of speaking my mind on the ups and downs in the art scene is getting to read your responses to my programs. Sometimes it is just ...

Actually, It Can't Wait

Harris Silver | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology
Harris Silver

We all admire the attention BBDO and Werner Herzog's film are bringing to the dangers of texting and driving, but the motivation for the spots that were commissioned from Mr. Herzog and he turned into a compelling short film is incomplete.

This Chilling Video Will Make You Never Want To Text While Driving Again

Bianca Bosker | Posted 08.12.2013 | Technology

One woman was texting "I'm on my way." Another man was typing out "I love you." And another can't even recall what he was writing. Those three mess...

At the Getty: Tripping into the Fourth Dimension

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

If you are a movie buff, the name of the German director Werner Herzog will definitely ring a bell for you. A rather loud bell, and with a strange, ...

Staging Violence in Film: Only God Forgives an Act of Killing

Brian Formo | Posted 09.21.2013 | Entertainment
Brian Formo

In film, what can be more vile and inhuman than re-enacting a government coup that killed more than one million people in less than a year?

Filmmaker Recreates Herzog Masterpiece In 'Fitzcardboaraldo'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts

Hard core cinephiles, this illustrious video project is for you. Called "Fitzcardboaraldo," the hilarious three-minute short recreates scenes from...

Leviathan: A Watery and Brutal un-Documentary

Tracey Harnish | Posted 07.19.2013 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

There should be a warning for this movie, because while it's labeled a documentary, with its chiaroscuro lighting, it could be called an impressionist kaleidoscope dream, culled from real-life footage.

Xan Cassavetes Makes an Un-vampire Movie

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Xan Cassavetes didn't set out to make a vampire film. In fact, though her newest film is called Kiss of the Damned, opening today (5/3/13), she's still not convinced she has.

Lisa Adams Talks Dirty Air in Bed (VIDEO)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Then I asked Lisa to get in bed and talk about Werner Herzog and her passion for film. She did, but my flash card died part of the way through. Oh well.

Robert Pattinson IS Lawrence Of Arabia?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

Robert Pattinson is serious about becoming a serious actor. On the heels of working with David Cronenberg in "Cosmopolis," Variety reports that he's b...

Azucar

Tamsin Smith | Posted 09.29.2012 | Home
Tamsin Smith

I arrived in Havana this July full of memories and anticipation, but left with only a sweet, sweet taste on my tongue and a healthy hunger to return.

Beyond the White Cube, Paris Part II: Laurent Grasso's Strange and Wonderful World

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 09.04.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

As you wind your way through a labyrinth of dark hallways, works of art pop up into your peripheral vision, neon sculptures punctuate the space and haunting voices narrate enigmatic short films revealing strange stone monsters and anxious views from a stone fort. Welcome to Laurent Grasso's bizarre and wonderful universe.

Werner Herzog's Into the Abyss: Killer Documentary at Thessaloniki

Karin Badt | Posted 06.19.2012 | Home
Karin Badt

Into the Abyss -- in a grander scheme -- is about the tragedy of human existence: evil defined both as human sinfulness and just bad luck.

Capital Politics and Herzog's Into the Abyss

Jason Bailey | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
Jason Bailey

We, as a civilized society, are either going to kill people in the state's name, or we're not. It's literally life or death. It's one or the other. You're either in or you're out.

Movie review: Seeking Justice

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Playing like some disjointed hybrid of Strangers on a Train and The Parallax View by way of Death Wish, Seeking Justice is never terrible - just never...

2012 Oscars: Are Docs Technically Getting the Shaft?

Farihah Zaman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

What grander achievement can there be in cinematography than taking something we know and have possibly even seen on film before -- like a historic cave or a simple piece of choreography -- and transforming it into something more real than ever before?

The Most Provocative Filmmaker in the World: A Conversation With Mads Brügger on The Ambassador

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

He's punk'd both the North Korean communist government and in his new film, the Central African Republic and its corrupt diplomatic culture. Mads Brügger is one of Europe's funniest and most controversial filmmakers, although most Americans haven't heard of him -- yet.

Worth Your Time: Werner Herzog Talking About Chickens

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home

If ever KFC/Chick-Fil-A/McDonalds need a spokesman, they'd be SO LUCKY to get Werner Herzog. In the brilliantly self-contained video below from direct...