Fresh from filming opposite Tom Cruise in upcoming thriller One Shot, director Werner Herzog will be crowned with a Lifetime Achievement Award at next week’s Dubai International Film Festival. Rob Garratt quizzed the notorious German auteur The phrase strong-minded does not quite do Werner Herzog justice. … Continue reading Encountering Werner Herzog – interview
As you read these words, the world as we know it is either on the verge of an apocalyptic collapse – or it could be all over already. The day of reckoning is November 11 – Friday to me and you, but 11-11-11 to your average fanatic, crackpot – or cinema lover. According to popular prophecy, the exceptional mathematical properties of the date mean it cannot pass without some kind of irrevocable metaphysical shift. In the new movie 11-11-11 – set to be released in the UAE on that very date – this threat comes as a portal to another … Continue reading Fanatics, crackpots, cinema lovers… it’s 11-11-11 – where’s the apocalypse?