Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972) – Werner Herzog

  So as I continue my exploration of the War genre with the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book, I dive into a recommendation for my viewing of Henry V, this one lets me take in a Werner Herzog film, and it’s simply stunning to watch, though runs a bare 93 minutes. The…

Jack Reacher (2012) – Christopher McQuarrie

  Ok. Let’s get this out-of-the-way first… the bus stop gag does not work, and is downright silly. I took a quick break from my lists today to hit Netflix and have a look at the latest Tom Cruise vehicle, Jack Reacher. I’d read a couple of the books by Lee Child, and was interested…

The Rambler (2013) – Calvin Reeder

  Writer/Director Calvin Reeder isn’t David Lynch, but with The Rambler, he’s well on his way down the same Lost Highway. The Rambler, starring Dermot Mulroney walks that Lynchian white line, introducing us to odd characters, weird moments, mundane ones, and a world of oddity and confusion. Recently released from prison the Rambler (Mulroney) whose…

Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (1979)

The Dracula story is revisited again on the 101 Horror Movies To See Before You Die. This time, famed German director Werner Herzog retells the tale, using the template provided by  F.W. Murnau’s  version of the story from 1922 and Bram Stoker’s original novel. Taken over the creepy role, in make-up similar to that of…