Articles tagged alex gibney

AFI Docs 2016: ‘Tickled’ + ‘Zero Days’

These two documentaries explore the consequences -- the "wormholes" -- engendered by advancing technologies.

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Jobs and His iPhone Are Ideal Objects for Study in ‘Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine’

As it investigates the contradictions Steve Jobs embodied, this film also contemplates how Jobs and Apple continue to transform the "whole planet".

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Like Mao’s Long March: An Interview with Alex Gibney and Alison Ellwood

The co-directors of the Magnolia Films' documentary Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool Place open up about the daunting task of constructing their visually stunning movie out of the film found in damaged, rusted canisters stored in the Kesey family barn.

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Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney goes ‘Gonzo’

In February, Alex Gibney took home the Academy Award for best documentary feature for “Taxi to the Dark Side,” his eerie investigation into charges of

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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

While Gonzo makes a familiar case, that Thompson frequently lost himself in celebrity, it also argues for his legacy, not cynicism but optimism.

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20 Feb 2008 // 5:33 AM

Taxi to the Dark Side

Methodically, relentlessly, Gibney's Oscar-nominated documentary assembles stories, evidence, and testimony from witnesses and experts.

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20 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are classic tragic characters: incredibly intelligent men felled by their own hubris.

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When Kontagious Was Shaken, Not Stirred

// Sound Affects

"Koray Fuat, formerly of UK band Kontagious, recounts how the band's briefly ubiquitous single "Shake It Up" shook things up in London's hip-hop underground for a short while.

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