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Stroszek: Herzog and the ultimate road trip

Ultimate road trip is right! I just finished watching Stroszek. It’s been an odd Herzog week for me. First I saw Heart of Glass and now Stroszek. Bruno S will be in all my dreams this week. Not sure that’s such a good thing. I did speak about the interesting arrival of Bruno S into […]

FFF: The Look – Charlotte Rampling gives us a self portrait through others.

The Look opens with an incredibly evocative moment.  Charlotte Rampling is looking out over the New York harbour. The camera moves in behind her and in slow motion she turns and removes her sunglasses and BANG!  The Camera freezes. And there is it. The Look. That which she is most famous for and the title […]

FFF: And if we all lived together – A very enjoyable senior moment.

According to the ‘Innovative housing solutions for older Australians” paper brought out by the Australian Government recently, the baby boomers can be expected to transform aging in exactly the same way they have changed every other aspect of life they lived through. Among other things, the paper had the following quote: People are living longer and with […]

Heart of Glass – Herzog hypnotizes everyone.

I’ve just watched Heart of Glass. You know the one – the Herzog film where he hypnotizes his entire cast. Everyone, except for the mystic who plays the central role and (thankfully) the professional glass blowers in the film, are hypnotized before their scene. This gives the film a totally bizarre feel, as if the […]