Werner Herzog

Director James Gray (left) and actor Charlie Hunnam (second from left) work on location for “The Lost City of Z.” (Courtesy Aidan Monaghan/Amazon Studios & Bleecker Street)

James Gray goes to the jungle for 1970s-inspired ‘Lost City’

Acclaimed filmmaker James Gray admits to the possibility of being a “fuddy-duddy,”…

 

“Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds,” an “intimate portrait of Hollywood royalty in all its eccentricity” kicks off the four-day Doc Stories festival. (Courtesy HBO)

SF Film Society’s Doc Stories fest offers provocative nonfiction

These days, the best movies are documentaries, and the San Francisco Film…

 

UCLA computer scientist Leonard Kleinrock has an inspired scene in “Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World.” (Courtesy Magnolia Pictures)

Herzog contemplates computers’ predominance in new doc

“Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World” delves into the gargantuan…

 

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images file photoJames Franco

James Franco praises ‘Spring Breakers’

And speaking of wankers, we haven't made fun of James Franco's bloated…

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images file photoJames Franco
Getty Images File PhotoQueasy rocker: Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day was hospitalized in Italy briefly over the weekend

Green Day cancels show after Armstrong hospitalized

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong was rushed to the hospital in Italy…

Getty Images File PhotoQueasy rocker: Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day was hospitalized in Italy briefly over the weekend

Auteur Werner Herzog fulfills his lifelong dream of exploring ancient art

If Werner Herzog weren’t celebrated enough for his movies, including the 1982…

Herzog does it again in prehistoric cave doc 'Forgotten Dreams'

A premium mix of the sublime and the loopy is the cinema…