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Film Recap #2

More blurbs from my film recaps on the Harmony Korine forum. Note that some of these are one line and pretty pointless, but I thought I'd post it here anyway. Dig!: I really haven't listened to BJM (or the Dandy Warhols) but I thought the movie DIG was pretty good. I liked the film because it showed some insight into…
Jeff Finley
November 25, 2009
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Werner Herzog Shot During Interview

HOLLYWOOD - German director Werner Herzog was shot by a crazed fan during a recent interview with the BBC. The 63-year-old was chatting with movie journalist Mark Kermode about his documentary Grizzly Man, when a sniper opened fire with an air rifle. Kermode explains, "I thought a firecracker had gone off. "Herzog, as if it was the most normal thing…
Jeff Finley
February 9, 2006
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See The White Diamond now! 10/10

Go see Werner Herzog's 2004 documentary The White Diamond! It's one of his bests docs in my opinion. Better than Grizzly Man? Could very well be. This film is glorious. Basically, it's about a visionary scientist who designs an airship for the purpose of flying over the rainforest. But that really doesn't matter - the images you see on this…
Jeff Finley
February 8, 2006
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Fitzcarraldo – 9/10

Werner Herzog's 1982 film Fitzcarraldo starring the incredible Klaus Kinsky is an instant classic. And not just a Herzog classic, but I think a film that surpasses just those who dig his work. It seems I've given nearly all my reviews a 9/10. Strange. Generally I only get movies on Netflix that I think I'd like or I've read about…
Jeff Finley
January 22, 2006
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