Why is Werner Herzog one of the greatest film directors of the last fifty years?  

This episode will discuss a few of Herzog movies and a couple of his major ideas.  I will give you great recommendations about which Herzog movies to watch first.

Show Notes

My video of Herzog’s Top 10 movies.

The Sight and Sound poll Top 100 list (on which “Aguirre, Wrath of God” appears).

On the Romantic Sublime

Other Werner Herzog movies that I mention:

  • My Best Fiend
  • Aguirre, Wrath of God
  • Fitzcarraldo
  • Nosferatu the Vampyre
  • Lessons of Darkness
  • Grizzly Man
  • The White Diamond

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