Monday, May 3 2010
Roads to Memphis remains focused firmly on the past, on laying out just how James Earl Ray came to the same place as Martin Luther King on 4 April 1968.
Monday, March 9 2009
An insidious virus, a race for a vaccine, human experimentation -- the subgenre this documentary brings to mind is the increasingly popular bio-thriller.
Thursday, March 5 2009
Oppenheimer’s inability to influence people would come to haunt him, and shape the nuclear policy of the world in ways that still reverberate through today’s headlines.
Monday, February 9 2009
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln tracks the converging paths of the president and his killer, then tracks and draws connections between their last journeys, in the forms of Lincoln's funeral train route and Booth's desperate efforts to escape.
Monday, April 21 2008
Clemente was a brilliant ballplayer, but also conflicted and complicated, as demonstrated in Bernardo Ruiz's documentary, Roberto Clemente.
Tuesday, April 15 2008
Like its subject, Mark Zwonitzer's Walt Whitman is grand and particular.