Werner Herzog
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The 40 Best Films of 2011
22 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.

The Best Indie / International Films of 2011
12 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

The year's best independent and international films are highlighted by a duo from iconic director Werner Herzog, a staggeringly brilliant frontier-western and a score of top-notch documentaries that illustrate how filmmaking continues to reach new highs.


What More Is Mankind Than Nature's Parasite? Reflections on 'Herzog: The Collection'
14 Oct 2014 // 5:36 AM

For Werner Herzog, man’s tug-of-war with nature is not a present imbalance but a lost cause, the barbarous beauty of nature made mere barbarism by humankind.


Dead Theme Walking: 'Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death. A Tale of Life.'
25 Apr 2012 // 6:00 AM

The best theme I can guess for Into Abyss would be something like, “Werner Herzog loves life, hates death, and really, really, likes making movies.”

'On Death Row' Is Odd, Incisive, and Unsettling
9 Mar 2012 // 8:00 AM

On Death Row shows how violence -- however chaotic or planned -- is a function of systems and cycles, not only individual pathologies.


The Killers Bring 'Battle Born' to the Bronx: 18 September 2012 - New York
5 Oct 2012 // 5:00 AM

The Killers take direction from Werner Herzog in their Amex UNSTAGED performance bringing Battle Born to the Bronx.

Werner Herzog Directs the Killers... The Band Not the Characters
18 Sep 2012 // 7:01 AM

Legendary director Werner Herzog, known for classics like Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Fitzcarraldo and recently Into the Abyss, is taking his talents into a


Werner Herzog Shot His Latest, 'Salt and Fire', in the Remote Salt Flats of Bolivia
27 Jun 2016 // 6:00 AM

"I was always not without fear, but from a certain point in my life, (fear) is not even in my vocabulary anymore," said Werner Herzog.

Werner Herzog: Exploring death row, in compelling detail
21 Nov 2011 // 3:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — For years I’ve labored under the misapprehension that Werner Herzog was simply what we in the film trade would call an auteur —

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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