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Aguirre, The Wrath of God

Posted by Mick under Film, Herzog (1 Respond)

My Herzog project continues.  Last night, I decided to go with one of Herzog’s masterworks, Aguirre, the Wrath of God.
Aguirre was Herzog’s first film with Klaus Kinski.  From all accounts, it was a troubled set, with Kinski and Herzog having very different opinions on how the character of Aguirre should be played.  In at least [...]

Herzog beats Hit Girl!

Posted by Mick under Film, Herzog (No Respond)

Whilst my friends were at SXSW watching all sorts of awesomeness, I compensated by having my own brand of awesomeness.  I took off work a little early today with every intention of spending some time with Tron – that being my friend and co-writer named Tron, not some sort of movie reference.
I think we should [...]

I’m still cool, no matter what you say

Posted by Mick under Film, Herzog, Personal (No Respond)

This, my friends, is the very definition of discipline.  I am writing a blog entry.  It’s cold outside, there’s a bed down the hall, fully furnished with warm blankets and a lovely fem-geek, and I’m really tired.  But I promised myself I would blog every day.
And here I am.  Don’t feel too sad for me.  [...]

A little magic power

Posted by Mick under Film, Herzog, Personal (1 Respond)

Something’s at the edge of your mind, you don’t know what it is.
Something you were hoping to find, you don’t know what it is.
Then you hear the music, and it all comes crystal clear.
The music does the talking, says the things you want to hear.
Art should speak to your soul.  That’s what makes it art.  [...]

Maybe the Shrike can stop it!

Posted by Mick under Books, Film, Herzog, Mastodon Dethklok, Scripts (1 Respond)

Alas, another dream crushed.  Hyperion is finally getting a film treatment, and it’s at the hands of Scott Derrickson.  The man behind the remake of The Day The Earth Stood Still is going to make a movie out of one of my favorite books.  Not only will I get a suck movie, but the odds [...]

Come on and rock me, Werner Herzog

Posted by Mick under Film, Herzog, Personal, TV (No Respond)

The grand Werner Herzog project has begun.  I’ve determined that I will work my way through his catalog, watching every thing I can get my hands on, and talking about them right here. I’m starting fresh.  Whatever I may have seen of Herzog in the past doesn’t count, it must be viewed again; partly for [...]

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