Friday was Foreign-Born Documentary All-Stars Tackle Powerful Symbols of America day at TIFF. The scarily prolific Werner Herzog (whose first foray into 3D, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, premiered at this festival last year before its blockbuster theatrical run this summer) is back ... More >>
cinemastrikesback.comWerner Herzog has seen worse.The Saturday-night screening of "Treasure of the Sierra Madre" at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery was attended by special guest Werner Herzog, to the delight of a few hundred wine-drunk hipsters on picnic blankets. (Toto was there too, in spiri ... More >>
Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor find A Place in the Sun at TCM Festival.
A busy weekend around Los Angeles with the TCM Classic Film Festival, Asian Pacific Film Festival, UCLA Film and Television Archive's Patricio GuzmÃ¡n retrospective and a slew of new theatrical releases, includin ... More >>
Werner Herzog.City Hall has more red ink than Nicolas Cage, the Dodgers are a mess, and our pothole-pocked, traffic-clogged roads are really the worst in America.
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No town like it, from the Chinese delicacies of the SGV to the surfing inadequacies of Venic ... More >>
Charles MallisonNite Jewel When we dream of gods speaking, they all sound like Werner Herzog. Revelations granted by viewing Cave of Forgotten Dreams and the following Q&A on Saturday night at the Natural History Museum only made this man seem more like an immortal: Herzog has shot on every c ... More >>
The young and the sexy writhing out their witch house tunes for skeletons of extinct species! Forbidden French photographs hidden inside a giant "experiential installation"! Werner fucking Herzog live and in person presenting a 3D documentary about the origins of the modern human! Tomorrow ni ... More >>
Flower FilmsLes Blank, the foodie's documentarianThe foodie's documentarian, Les Blank, director of "Garlic is as Good as Ten Mothers," "All in this Tea," and "Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe," which, though only 20 minutes long, is quite possibly the most perfect union of food and film ever capt ... More >>
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Ever wonder what it would be like if the Food Network or PBS or whomever gave a cooking show to somebody completely unlikely? Not Bobby Flay or Mario Batali or even Brian Boitano (yes, this month), but Werner Herzog? Imagine the German filmmaker, director of Fitzcarraldo and Nosferatu (and writer of ... More >>
Is it just us or did July feel like the longest month ever? (Check our "July '09 Month in Photos" slideshow for a recap.) From Comic-Con to unforgettable concerts to Marilyn Manson's death threats to hospital stays, July was one for the books. Fatigue aside, we restocked our instant espresso stash a ... More >>
Saturday, a sunny afternoon in August on the Sunset Strip -- before the cruisers started to prowl, when you could still get lucky finding parking on a block that isn't permit only -- was a good time for the cineaste crowd to converge on Book Soup as filmmaker Werner Herzog made an appearance this we ... More >>