New Trailer for Werner Herzog’s ‘Into the Inferno’

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By Pat Mullen

The first trailer is out for Werner Herzog’s excellent new doc Into the Inferno! The doc sees the legendary filmmaker traverse the globe with volcanologist Clive Oppenheimer as they meditate upon the existential conundrums entailed within the hot lava brewing underneath the Earth’s crust. The film recently premiered at the Telluride and Toronto International Film Festivals to great acclaim.

Werner Herzog insists that he is the only person in filmmaking who is clinically sane. (With Clive Oppenheimer at #IntoTheInferno) #tiff16

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In his POV review for the film, Jason Gorber called the film one of the top docs of the year, saying, “If a great documentary is meant to lead you into a journey both surprising and exhilarating, then Into the Inferno succeeds in spectacular ways. A masterwork filled with stunning visuals and captivating environs, Herzog’s latest is one of the must see cinematic docs of the year. See it on the biggest screen you can find.”

This is one case in which you’ll want to bump your bandwidth settings up to the full HD. Into the Inferno starts streaming on Netflix Oct. 28.