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Werner Herzog

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  • Vampire Con's anti-'Twilight' stance: Go for the jugular

     
    Hero Complex contributor Nicky Loomis is back with a look at a local event out for new blood in its second year. For a couple of self-described “horror film geek freaks,” the idea to start a vampire convention came natural.......
  • Sneak peak: 'The Boondocks' returns Sunday to Cartoon Network's Adult Swim

     
    Aaron McGruder's Peabody Award-winning series “The Boondocks” -- based upon the comic strip of the same name -- returns Sunday night at 11:30 p.m. on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim after a two-year hiatus. Here’s an exclusive clip from an up...
  • 'Werner Herzog' reads 'Where's Waldo'

     
    "Werner Herzog" (of course, this isn't really him) reading the children's classic, "Where's Waldo?" And where was Waldo found, you may ask? Floating through the infinite void that is modern existence. --Richard Metzger...
  • Book review: 'The Tenth Parallel' by Eliza Griswold

    Book review: 'The Tenth Parallel' by Eliza Griswold
    Blame it on the "tsetse fly belt" dividing north and south Africa. Or the schizophrenic monsoons in Asia. Blame it, Eliza Griswold suggests, on overweening hubris and nearsightedness. But don't blame the cultural divide between Islam and Christianity on...
  • Book review: 'The Affair' by Lee Child

    Book review: 'The Affair' by Lee Child
    I used to have a rural fantasy. Then I started reading the Jack Reacher novels. True, plane rides are now less painful thanks to Lee Child's rough-and-tough hero, a former U.S. Army MP — but I'll never again be able to drive along the lonelier...
  • Documentaries delight Hollywood's politically engaged

    Documentaries delight Hollywood's politically engaged
    The documentary category is where Hollywood wears its conscience on its sleeve, and this Oscar season's nominees have the politically engaged members of the industry buzzing more than usual over the range and variety of topics. Partly, that's because the...
  • Paul Verhoeven and Jesus Christ: The ultimate buddy movie?

     
    When it comes to giving great interviews, there aren't many filmmakers who can hold a candle to Werner Herzog and Paul Verhoeven, who make most American directors sound like the Katzenjammer Kids. The last time I talked to Verhoeven, the......
  • Monster Mash: Werner Herzog underground; Romeo tweets Juliet; MIT settles Gehry building suit

     
    --Primitive art: Daring documentarian Werner Herzog reportedly plans to shoot a film --much of it in 3-D -- of the earliest known cave paintings inside France's Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc cave. (Roger Ebert's Journal via the Guardian) --'Such Tweet Sorrow':...
  • 'Bad Lieutenant' is on its own

     
    Abel Ferrara’s 1992 “Bad Lieutenant” is an unlikely candidate for a remake: more successful critically than commercially, it never developed a notable cult following, possibly because it’s so unpleasant that even its biggest fans ar...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Hit docs left off Oscars long list | Crazy journey for 'Crazy Heart' | 'Lost' returns Feb. 2

     
    • Only 15 of the 89 feature-length documentaries eligible made it onto the academy's long list that will now be winnowed down to a final five by members of the documentary branch. Among those widely distributed docs that failed to make the cut were...
  • 'New Moon' drives second-biggest weekend ever for movie industry

     
    Summit Entertainment had the kind of opening studio executives dream about this weekend, but it's hard to find anyone in the movie business who's not smiling. Although Summit's "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" opened to a massive $140.7 million in......