Little Dieter Needs To Fly (1997)

WERNER HERZOG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB. Germany/United Kingdom/France, 1997.  Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, ZDF Enterprises, British Broadcasting Corporation, Arte, Media Ventures, Outpost Studios.  Screenplay by Werner Herzog.  Cinematography by Peter Zeitlinger.  Produced by Lucki Stipetic.  Film Editing by Joe Bini, Glen Scantlebury, Rainer Standke.   Werner Herzog investigates the life of Dieter Dengler, shot down over Laos…

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Kill Your Darlings

BBB.5 (out of 5) Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe) is accepted into Columbia University to follow in his poet father’s footsteps and, upon arrival, is immediately swept up in the counter-culture of one student.  Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan), a blond, blue-eyed beauty, immediately bewitches Ginsberg with his rebellious streak and lax moral code, introducing his greener…

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Conceiving Ada

BB (out of 5) A computer scientist discovers the work of Ada Lovelace Byron (daughter of Lord Byron), who has been credited as having written the first computer language. The scientist develops a computer program that allows her to see back in time and make contact with Ada (Tilda Swinton) and discover things about her…

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My Best Fiend (Mein Liebster Feind – Klaus Kinski) (1999)

WERNER HERZOG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Germany/United Kingdom/Finland/USA, 1999.  Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, Cafe Productions Ltd., Zephir Film, British Broadcasting Corporation, Independent Film Channel (IFC), Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Outpost Studios.  Cinematography by Peter Zeitlinger.  Produced by Lucki Stipetic.  Music by Popol Vuh.  Production Design by Ulrich Bergfelder.  Film Editing by Joe Bini.  Cannes Film Festival 1999.  Toronto International Film Festival 1999.  German actor Klaus Kinski…

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