Tag Archives: Werner Herzog

FILM REVIEW: Tom Cruise in ‘Jack Reacher’

By Ray Bennett For the millions of fans of crime writer Lee Child’s bestselling novels, Jack Reacher is 6-foot-5 with a barrel chest and fists like hams. Tom Cruise is not. For the majority of Cruise fans who have not … Continue reading

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VENICE FILM REVIEW: ‘Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans’

By Ray Bennett VENICE – Filled with unexpected turns and subversive humor, Werner Herzog’s “The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans” is a jazzy and very entertaining riff on the theme of a cop who spends too much time … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: Werner Herzog’s ‘Rescue Dawn’

By Ray Bennett Filmmaker Werner Herzog was in a playful mood Monday evening in a Q&A following a BAFTA screening of his new movie “Rescue Dawn” at the Curzon Soho in London. An often harrowing but ultimately uplifting real life … Continue reading

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Werner Herzog’s ‘The Wild Blue Yonder’ opens in the UK

By Ray Bennett Werner Herzog’s rhapsodic documentary “The Wild Blue Yonder,” which just opened at London’s ICA and in other key U.K. cities, is a hugely entertaining exploration of inner and outer space. A breathtaking musical score by Dutch composer … Continue reading

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VENICE FILM REVIEW: Werner Herzog’s ‘Wild Blue Yonder’

By Ray Bennett VENICE – When Brad Dourif stares at the camera, as he does in Werner Herzog’s science fiction fantasy “The Wild Blue Yonder,” and says, “I come from the outer reaches of Andromeda. I am an alien,” you’re … Continue reading

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