10 years later: 'Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans' Soul is Still Dancing
Even ten years on, it's strange to contemplate just how weird a project 2009's Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans was. The film shares a title and a bare-bones plot similarity with Bad Lieutenant, Abel Ferrera's acclaimed 1992 drama about a troubled, drug-addled New York City cop. But it's not a sequel, nor really a remake, nor was it authorized by the Ferrara who, somewhat understandably, trashed the idea in multiple interviews. The director of the 2009 film, the German master Werner Herzog, even claimed to have not seen the Ferrara version. While Herzog's film bared a superficial similarity