The Bad Lieutenant – Port of Call: New Orleans (2009)

Down by law

Not so much a remake of the 1992 Abel Ferrara cop classic, which starred Harvey Keitel in the lead role, as a total reimagining, Werner Herzog’s Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call – New Orleans is an acquired taste. It is an overwhelming and, at times, difficult ode to unchecked power and excess but, if you surrender yourself to Herzog’s vision, it’s an unforgettable and exhilarating experience.

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2009): Review & Clips

About a girl

Swedish author Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy – The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played With Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest –  have become a global literary sensation, which is why it’s a pleasant surprise that it’s a Danish director, Neils Arden Oplev, who has brought it to the big screen. And that he’s done such a fantastic job with it is an added bonus.

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