Wednesday, June 03, 2009
"I didn't go to Antarctica to make another damned penguin movie," Werner Herzog says early in the film. He also says the research base he visits contains "abominations such as an aerobics studio and a Yoga clinic." I love Werner Herzog for just this reason--the things he says. He could make an interesting documentary about paint drying. He meets and interviews a lot of freaks at the bottom of the world. Some of them make Klaus Kinski seem tame.
Also excited about:
It's excerpted in this month's Harper's.