Posts Tagged ‘Werner Herzog’
the documetnary about Roger Ebert is "Life Itself."

Life Itself

Roger Ebert's life had all the ingredients for a great movie. And "Life Itself" is that movie.
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Life Itself

Film critic Roger Ebert's life had all the ingredients for a great movie. And "Life Itself" is that movie.


Which Docs Will Get the Nod?

Guest contributor Austin Lugar takes a look at the 15 documentaries shortlisted for an Oscar nomination, and which five will most likely fill out the roster.

Jack Reacher

Exactly the sort of well-paced, whip-smart thriller everyone bemoans a lack of but rarely pays to see, Tom Cruise's "Jack Reacher" gets a second shot on Blu-ray.

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Jack Reacher

A trashy action movie with A-list stars and production values, "Jack Reacher" ain't any great shakes. But for what it is, it does it effectively.

Into the Abyss

A master of the art of documentary, Werner Herzog outdoes himself once again with this cerebral look at murder from the convicts' perspective and the state's.

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Into the Abyss

Werner Herzog's new documentary argues that nobody should be executed — even someone involved in a triple murder.
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Jackass 3.5

Werner Herzog joins The Film Yap to provide insight into this new documentary.

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams 3D

The latest Herzog documentary is too limited with its subject material.
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Free Films!: Hulu

First in a new series. Austin shows you the great free films available on


Heroes of the Zeroes: Rescue Dawn

"Rescue Dawn" — an engrossing, but untraditionally somber, POW-escape film — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Aguirre, The Wrath of God (1972)

Werner Herzog's hallucinatory film about a Spanish expedition in search of gold remains a mesmerizing tone poem.


Heroes of the Zeroes: Encounters at the End of the World / Grizzly Man

Two nature documentaries continue Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.