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'Nosferatu the Vampyre' 1979: Werner Herzog 'Unseen' German-Language Version

'Nosferatu the Vampyre' 1979: Werner Herzog German-language version to be presented at Film Forum (image: Isabelle Adjani and Klaus Kinski in 'Nosferatu the Vampyre') Werner Herzog's stylish 1979 horror drama Nosferatu the Vampyre will have a two-week run at New York City's Film Forum from Friday, October 25, through Thursday, November 7. Tagged as “the unseen German-language version,” Nosferatu the Vampyre, starring Klaus Kinski in the title role, Isabelle Adjani, and Bruno Ganz, will be presented in a new 35mm print. According to Film Forum's press release, Herzog shot two versions simultaneously: the English-language Nosferatu the Vampyre was released in the United States theatrically and on video, whereas the German-language version, also known as Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht, though available […]


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'Nosferatu the Vampyre' 1979: Werner Herzog 'Unseen' German-Language Version



Robert Pattinson 'Life': Dennis Stock But No T.E. Lawrence? + Bill Condon 'Breaking Dawn' Director's Cut

Robert Pattinson 'Life.' Robert Pattinson 'Life': Pattinson to play James Dean photographer and travel companion Dennis Stock Robert Pattinson is keeping himself busy. Pattinson is reportedly going to play Life magazine photographer Dennis Stock in the aptly titled Life, to be directed by Anton Corbijn, himself a photographer. Dane DeHaan is slated to co-star as Stock's traveling companion and photographic subject James Dean. The screenplay, chronicling the relationship between the young photographer and the Hollywood-legend-to-be, is by Luke Davies. (Image: Robert Pattinson.) According to The Hollywood Reporter, Iain Canning and Emile Sherman, among whose producing credits are Tom Hooper's Best Picture Academy Award winner The King's Speech and the Steve McQueen / Michael Fassbender sex addiction drama Shame, will bring […]


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Robert Pattinson 'Life': Dennis Stock But No T.E. Lawrence? + Bill Condon 'Breaking Dawn' Director's Cut



Documentary Filmmaker Les Blank Dies: Shoe-Eating Werner Herzog Portraitist

Documentary filmmaker Les Blank has died: Best-known for Werner Herzog / Fitzcarraldo documentary Burden of Dreams (image: Herzog in Burden of Dreams) Les Blank, among whose credits is the BAFTA-winning documentary Burden of Dreams, about the making of Werner Herzog's problem-plagued Amazon-set Fitzcarraldo, died of cancer earlier today in Berkeley, Calif., Deadline.com reports. Blank was 77. In the late '60s, Les Blank (born on Nov. 27, in Tampa, Florida) was directing industrial and promotional shorts so as to subsidize his independently made documentary shorts, among them Chicago International Film Festival winner The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins (1969) and the “flower children"-themed God Respects Us When We Work, But Loves Us When We Dance (1969). Music and its cultural context […]


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Documentary Filmmaker Les Blank Dies: Shoe-Eating Werner Herzog Portraitist