All posts tagged "Werner Herzog"

  • Oscars 2014: New Faces, Few Spaces

    OSCAR CIRCUIT: A few changes have occurred in the 2014 Oscar Predictions.  Rumors of Saul Dibb‘s Suite Francaise, Todd Haynes’ Carol, and Justin Kurzel‘s MacBeth...

  • English-Language Voice Cast Revealed for ‘The Wind Rises’

    Read the Press Release: BURBANK, Calif. (December 17, 2013) – An A-list roster of voice talent has been assembled for the English-language version of Studio Ghibli’s...

  • 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival: The Act of Killing (**)

    Before Werner Herzog signed on as executive producer for Joshua Oppenheimer and Christine Cynn’s provocatively titled documentary out of Denmark, Norway and the UK, he...

  • Weekend Openings: 1/25/2013

    The winter freeze of new releases continues with this week’s cool additions of Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Parker, and Movie 43.  Having been proven wrong...

  • Jack Reacher (***)

    Much like the title character, the film ‘Jack Reacher’ gets in, does its job, and gets out. Tom Cruise’s potential new franchise is a decidedly...

  • Into The Abyss (***½)

    One of the joys in watching a Werner Herzog film is the fact that he seeks out topics and subjects that are so uniquely interesting. ...

  • Weekend Openings (November 11-13)

    Okay, so in perhaps my worst Weekend Openings yet, I predicted that Brett “rehearsing is for fags” Ratner’s Tower Heist would be “the guaranteed hit...

  • John’s TIFF Diary: Day Two

    Two films today that should garner some awards buzz, though if the other major pictures are as strong as I suspect they are going to...

  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams (**½)

    Six years ago, Werner Herzog released arguably the greatest documentary of the 21st Century (so far), Grizzly Man.  Using Timothy Treadwell’s tragic story as a...