What made Abel Ferrara’s 1992 film “Bad Lieutenant” so good was that it was a character study about an unredeemable, corruptible lowlife. Werner Herzog’s new film 'Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans' feels about as long as its title, makes efforts to humanize the character, and comes off feeling more like a “Law and Order” episode rather than character study. Nicholas Cage is a bright ... more >
On the beat again
Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes and Val KilmerDirected by Werner Herzog
That's my story ...
Nicolas Cage and Eva MendesDirected by Werner Herzog
Right, so last Saturday--and literally minutes after a friend left my house at midnight (we had Indian for dinner and watched 'The Soloist,' which I disliked just as much the second time around, for the same reason I disliked 'Forrest Gump'--I jumped in a taxi and traveled from Chelsea to Greenwich Village where my favorite theatre, the Angelika Film Center, is located. The popcorn is usually ... more >