December 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

The love for opera, determination and a degree of obsession is what defines Shout! Factory’s latest release, “Fitzcarraldo”. As much as these elements determine the film’s main character, they also manifest themselves in the film’s creator, [...]

“Fitzcarraldo” comes to Blu-Ray in January

October 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

Werner Herzog’s magnetic movie Fitzcarraldo will make it to Blu-Ray for the first time in January, courtesy of the good folks at Shout! Factory. Iquitos is a town isolated in the middle of the jungle in Peru. At the turn of the century, one resident of [...]

Werner Herzog: The Real Fitzcarraldo

November 1, 1999 // 0 Comments

Werner Herzog is one of the few directors who truly inflect themselves in their work. Instead of visually interpreting someone else’s work, Herzog decided early on in his career as a filmmaker that it was important for him to have full control over [...]