Tag Archives: Werner Herzog

The Ten Best Horror Remakes of All Time

As I’ve mentioned a few times already this year, horror is a genre that doesn’t get a whole lot of respect. The same goes for remakes in general, so when you discuss horror remakes, you can expect a distant lack of appreciation. Still, there are some gems to be found,[...]

“Life Itself”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Steve James Written by: N/A (though based on the memoir Life Itself by Roger Ebert) Main Cast: Talking Head type appearances by the likes of Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Steve James, Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog, and many more… Past Oscar relations: Steve James was nominated for Best Film Editing for Hoop[...]

Unauthorized Harvey Weinstein documentary going to IFC

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A busy day for IFC Films. Shortly after announcing that they’ve acquired rights to Werner Herzog’s 3-D doc “Cave of Forgotten Dreams,” the distributor reveals that it has picked up Barry Avrich’s “Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project,” a “powerful, uncensored, no-holds-barred” film that traces Weinstein’s early path[...]

IFC acquires rights to Herzog’s 3-D ‘Cave’

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Werner Herzog is a god to documentary film fanatics. IFC just secured their next altar of worship. The distributor has acquired Herzog’s “Cave of Forgotten Dreams,” a documentary presented in 3-D, no less. The film, which played Toronto earlier this week, takes audiences deep inside the Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc cave[...]

Mark Romanek to lead 37th Telluride Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: The 37th Annual Telluride Film Festival has just unveiled this year’s lineup that includes more than a handful of documentaries and will salute Claudia Cardinale for a tribute that will include a screening of “The Girl with the Suitcase.” Mark Romanek will show “Never Let Me Go” and there is[...]

TIFF programs documentaries by Morris, Gibney, Herzog and more

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A dose of reality out of Toronto this morning as TIFF organizers verified a list of documentaries that would be playing this year’s film fest, scheduled for Sept. 9-19. The full press release is below, but names that will jump out at you include Errol Morris, Werner Herzog,[...]

Polanski Wins Top Berlin Prize

At the 60th Berlin Film Festival “Honey” a drama by Turkish director Semith Kaplanoglu won the Golden Bear for best film. However, Roman Polanski won the Best Director Silver Bear for his new film “The Ghost Writer.” The festival Jury, headed by director Werner Herzog, gave its Silver Bear Jury Prize[...]