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Sep 05 2017

Happy Birthday Herzog

byJason Adams

Film director Werner Herzog is marking three quarters of a century on this planet today - a planet that he has probably explored the weirdness hidden away at every single obscure corner of.We should cherish him while we have him,people - even if some of his more recent efforts have been iffier than most.Go see every damn one,reviews be damned.

Funnily enough last night I was readinga reviewof theTwin Peaksfinale (no spoilers here,don't worry!) that called that series mastermind David Lynch "American pop culture's answer to Werner Herzog,"and I got to thinking about these two directors in relation to each other.Besides Herzog and Lynch easily making my list of Top Five Greatest Living Film-makers I don't usually think about them in relation to each other,but it's not an invalid point.

So here,for Werner's birthday,let's latch him onto the zeitgeist's momentarily hottest art-house auteur,and list three similarities,with one glaring dissimilarity...

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May 20 2012

Take Three: Grace Zabriskie

Craighere with this week'sTake Three.Today:Grace Zabriskie

It was Grace Zabriskie's 71stbirthday last week.She's achieved a lot in her vast career over the 34 years she's been acting: she had a daughter with oversized thumbs (Even Cowgirls Get the Blues);paid River Phoenix for sex (My Own Private Idaho);been killed by Chuckie (Child's Play 2);ran on a brothel  (The Brothel);evangelized about vampires (Blood Ties);had a asteroid named after her (Armageddon);performed a voodoo sex-killing (Wild at Heart);fought for worker's rights (Norma Rae);navigated b-movie space horrors (Galaxy of Terror);and turned mourning into a mad maternal art (Twin Peaks).And that's just ten of her 93+ screen roles.

Here are three performances that I feel deserve highlighting.

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