Tag Archives: Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog, A Master of Film, Turns 80

“Why go to Antarctica? Why do a film like Grizzly Man? It’s the sheer joy of storytelling – it’s the urge.” — Werner Herzog We’re celebrate the birthday of the legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog, who turns 80 on September 5, 2022, and who, by the way, is showing no signs …

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AGFA and Shout Factory! Form Theatrical Distribution Partnership

The American Genre Film Archive sends word they’re forming a partnership with Shout! Factory. The two film super powers will join forces to distribute 16 Werner Herzog films theatrically. They’re also distributing a huge selection of Shout! Factory films across the United States this Summer. It’s a great collection! Read …

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Interview With ‘The Swerve’ Director Dean Kapsalis

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to interview Dean Kapsalis, director of The Swerve¬†(2020 – read our review here) starring Azura Skye (One Missed Call). It was true honor to speak with Dean about his amazing film and feature film debut. PopHorror: Who or what inspired you to become …

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Inevitable Death and Insanity in Werner Herzog’s ‘Nosferatu the Vampyre’

Every vampire story is a little bit different. Werner Herzog’s 1979 classic Nosferatu the Vampyre is no exception. For one thing, it doesn’t take place in Transylvania, but in Wismar, Germany, and Herzog’s Dracula (Klaus Kinski) somehow comes across not as mythical but as an inevitable force of nature — …

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Meet Our Writers: Wade Wainio

You’re stranded on a desert island. Assuming electricity and equipment aren’t a problem, which five horror movies would you want with you? Such a tough question, and I can’t consider the list permanent until the island vacation occurs, but…. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, Evil Dead 2: …

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