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Wednesday, August 3 2011

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.


Thursday, July 3 2008

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.


Wednesday, February 20 2008

Taxi to the Dark Side

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


Friday, May 20 2005

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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