Wearing miner’s helmets and sterile boots, director Werner Herzog and his small crew tightroped along a narrow metal catwalk inside a cave in southern France last year.
Werner Herzog's documentary about texting and driving plumbs the depths of interpersonal responsibilities.
Rocker Adam Ant, the gold Double Eagle -- the world’s priciest coin -- and a Werner Herzog mini- festival are among Muse picks for the weekend.
It’s the show people love to hate: the Whitney Museum has gathered 51 artists for its 76th Biennial. Some are just ghastly, but that’s expected of course. (See our review by Lance Esplund).
The masterly cinematographer Caleb Deschanel gives “Jack Reacher” something of a grainy look, which is just right. Expensive production values weren’t a hallmark of the 1940s noir this thriller efficiently emulates.
Ralph Fiennes makes his debut as a director at this year’s Berlin Film Festival with a modern-day setting for Shakespeare’s tragedy “Coriolanus.”
Atrocity hides beneath a grandfather’s gentle smile in “The Act of Killing,” Joshua Oppenheimer’s remarkable, unnerving documentary portrait of barbarity and its lasting legacies.
Since July 2006, Roger Ebert hasn’t been able to speak, eat or drink. He takes nutrition through a tube. Surgery for a tumor in his lower jaw eradicated the cancer but also led to the loss of the jaw.
"What's more important than legislation is awareness."
- Werner Herzog on Aug 21, 2013