A movie about The Devil, capital-d.
I suppose it represents a step forward that e-sports can produce just as fluffy and self-congratulatory a documentary as any established sport.
Many adjectives can be used to describe Werner Herzog's work-- raw, powerful, excruciating, boring. The one I would never expect is "conventional". Yet that is exactly what Herzog delivers in Queen of the Desert, an adaptation of Gertrude Bell, the female 'Lawrence of Arabia''s, life. Nicole Kidman stars as Bell, a British gentlewoman traversing the desert and combating both hostile Bedouins and the British government. On the way, she engages in two doomed romances-- the first with Henry Cadogan, played…