10 Great Films In The Spirit of “Le Samourai”

The hitman as perfectionist, as ardent professional is a much loved trope in crime fiction and film. Often these characters, even when appearing in only minor antagonistic roles make some of the strongest impressions within a given work, like Max Von Sydow’s ultra-pragmatic Joubert from the 1975 Three Days of Condor, an assassin who, working […]

The 10 Best Werner Herzog Documentaries

All of Werner Herzog’s films a form of documentary. From his commitment to on-location shooting and inclusion of non-professional actors to his interrogation of the human spirit and nature, even his fiction films reveal more truth about this world than many other filmmakers’ non-fiction works. Herzog plunged himself deep into the Andes to film two […]