• Film Review: Werner Herzog's ‘Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds'

    9 days ago - By Deadline

    By my reckoning, Werner Herzog became the first feature director to have shot films on all seven continents when he made it to Antarctica in 2009 for Encounters at the End of the World. He's back there again, and to nearly every other continent as well, for his latest documentary, Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds,...
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  • How Werner Herzog's ‘Fireball' Blends Film and Science to Capture ‘Awe of the Unknown'

    9 days ago - By The Wrap

    Werner Herzog says in his new film “Fireball: Visitors From Darker Worlds” that to be a scientist you need a sense of wonder. That's a quality that's been true of just about all of Herzog's documentaries, and in researching the science of meteorites with Clive Oppenheimer, he aimed to capture the beauty that scientists feel when exploring the unknown.
    “Fireball” melds the science and mathematics of meteorites and asteroids with the culture, religion and mythologies that have grown over millennia out of this fascination with these ancient objects from outer space. And by teaming up with...
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