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Nosferatu the Vampyre (Werner Herzog, 1979)

“Playing to the visual and narrative strengths of the original, Herzog still succeeds in imprinting the material with his own unique sensibility.” Read my review of Werner Herzog’s film only at Slant Magazine. Advertisements

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Into the Abyss of Time: Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Werner Herzog, 2010)

Let’s get the negativity out of the way upfront: Cave of Forgotten Dreams’ 3D effects – although philosophically understandable – are nevertheless frequently murky, rendering the dark cavernous spaces and fitful lighting even more obscurant, as well as inconsistent – … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: May 23 – 26

The King of Marvin Gardens (Bob Rafelson, 1972) – 4/5 Trading the situational naturalism of Five Easy Pieces (1970) for a more abstract, even allegorical, approach, Marvin Gardens (named for a piece of real estate on a Monopoly board, and … Continue reading

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