”Chicxulub is a beach resort so godforsaken you want to cry.”
Welcome back to Werner Herzog’s Wild Kingdom
Herzog’s latest set of documentaries are starting to feel like an ongoing television series where he travels the world interviewing various scientists and locals and then pontificates in his own magical way as to what it all must mean.
This latest doc falls into this same rhythm as he hooks up with a British volcanologist named Clive Oppenheimer and together they travel the globe exploring various meteor impacts and wondering about the mysteries of the cosmos.
If it were anybody else, I would have found this material dry and boring, but his hypnotic voice, eccentric speeches and the fantastic shots of nature…