‘Wild Horse, Wild Ride’ is a traditionally structured competition documentary with loveable characters and a few missing pieces.
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Errol Morris’s legendary documentary that spared a man’s life, forever changed the genre, and continues to move audiences as an audacious work of art.
Test your knowledge and see if you can guess the filmmaker based on their documentary subjects.
An indispensable guide to the greatest concert films in all of cinema.
Samsara is a luscious, visually stunning and occasionally clumsy film that rewards your patience with something to ponder.
Grey Gardens may not be the most beautiful place anymore, but boy is it fun to visit.
Alex and Phil have a strong disagreement on this week’s episode as they discuss documentary filmmaking, what filmmakers should reveal, and how to get free stuff.
Alex provides brief thoughts on ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ ‘Ruby Sparks,’ ‘Chinatown,’ and ‘Into the Abyss.’
Bess Krugman’s brisk, captivating ballet documentary may not have a lot of substance, but does it ever know how to amp up the stakes.
‘Bully’ is a heartbreaking, if incomplete examination into one of the most dangerous epidemics facing our schools today.
Short reviews on the Documentary Short Films that were nominated for an Oscar this year.
Check out the review of one of the Academy’s finalists for Best Documentary Feature.
With Muppet Fever running rampant this fall, the delightful Being Elmo is yet another film worthy of your time.
Life in a Day is a fascinating and emotionally rich documentary, but it is not as profound as it could have been.
Brief reviews of ‘As Tears Go By’ and ‘Buck’
Werner Herzog’s trademark style as a nonfiction filmmaker is still intact, albeit with relative restraint. The resulting film is one of his more effective projects in recent memory.
Brief reviews of ‘American Movie,’ ‘Win Win,’ and ‘The Hurt Locker’…
Carol Channing is 90+ years old and she is not stopping. This fantastic doc shows us why she should be remembered forever.
‘The Bully Project’ is a heartbreaking, if incomplete examination into one of the most dangerous epidemics facing our schools today.
Brief reviews of ‘United 93’ and ‘7 Days in September’