Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, A Tale of Life

Werner Herzog Stuns Again with 'Into the Abyss: A Tale of Death, A Tale of Life' | 11 Nov 2011 // 12:20 AM

This is the abyss the film shows, the frightening arbitrariness of the death penalty. People are born into poverty and violence by chance, and their fates -- as crime victims or victims of the state -- are also functions of chance.


Werner Herzog: Exploring death row, in compelling detail | 21 Nov 2011 // 2:35 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 —

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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