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Werner Herzog

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  • Favorite nonfiction of 2009 from the L.A. Times

     
    There are 25 books in the list of the L.A. Times' 2009 nonfiction favorites. The books include a story of the search for the painter Tiepolo, the tapes of a president, communities in disaster, crows, Columbine, corruption and California, and......
  • 'Tron Legacy' and 'Sorceror's Apprentice' images reveal tech and magic

     
    Early images from one highly anticipated film ("Tron Legacy"), and one somewhat anticipated film ("The Sorcerer's Apprentice") were introduced today, and both look eye-poppingly interesting. Light cycles! Nice. There are more images from "Tron" and...
  • 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':...
  • 'All in This Tea'

    'All in This Tea'
    Like the drink whose virtues it describes, the documentary "All in This Tea" is brisk and agreeable, a handcrafted ode to the brew that is the beverage of choice where the Chinese, among many others, are concerned. Doing the brewing this time is...
  • Clint Eastwood targets the legacy of Dirty Harry

    Clint Eastwood targets the legacy of Dirty Harry
    ON a recent afternoon at the Warner Bros. lot, Clint Eastwood took a break from a long day in the editing bay and strolled over to a hushed screening room. There, his armed-and-dangerous past was waiting for him, and the filmmaker winced when he looked it...
  • 'Mr. Lonely'

    'Mr. Lonely'
    You could call Harmony Korine’s "Mr. Lonely" a comeback, but that would imply the return was anticipated, or that it heralds a return to form. I'm not sure either description applies. "Mr. Lonely" is just as unconventional, by Hollywood standards,...
  • Reasons to shiver: New in paperback

    "The Paris Review Interviews, Vol. III" edited by Philip Gourevitch (Picador) "Have you found any professional criticism of your work illuminating or helpful? Edmund Wilson, for example?" asks Julian Jebb, the guy sent by the Paris Review to interview...
  • Words & Ideas

    Words & Ideas
    Words & Ideas TODAY Reza Aslan The author of "How to Win a Cosmic War: Why We're Losing the War on Terror" will discuss and sign his new book. Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 3 p.m. Free with museum admission. (323) 937-4230....
  • Lynn Nottage always points a provocative pen

    Lynn Nottage always points a provocative pen
    In the course of writing a new play, Lynn Nottage sat in despair at her Brooklyn apartment as she looked over reams of research she had accumulated. The playwright had just spent two months at a Uganda refugee camp, interviewing women who had been raped...
  • Documentary: James Marsh (director) and Simon Chinn (producer), 'Man on Wire'

    Documentary: James Marsh (director) and Simon Chinn (producer), 'Man on Wire'
    James Marsh (director) and Simon Chinn (producer) "Man on Wire" "Man on Wire," part thriller, part existential mood piece, told the story of how French acrobat Philippe Petit walked on a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center in...