Werner Herzog


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 [...]

Incident At Loch Ness

January 31, 2005 // 0 Comments

The mother of all mockumentaries has arrived! There, you have it. Completely out of the left field I received "Incident At Loch Ness" last week and being a fan of Werner Herzog’s films, I immediately decided to give this film a try. What a [...]

Little Dieter Needs To Fly

January 15, 2002 // 0 Comments

Dieter Dengler was a young boy growing up in Nazi Germany when a flight of American fighter aircraft swooped down on his quiet Black Forest village and opened fire. One plane flew so low past Dieter’s attic window that he was able to make eye contact [...]

My Best Fiend

August 29, 2000 // 0 Comments

The relationship between filmmaker Werner Herzog and German character actor Klaus Kinski has always been a very special one. During Herzog’s childhood, the extroverted actor used to live in the same house with him, leaving remarkable memories in the [...]

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 [...]