Thursday, January 15 2009
The most remarkable films of 2008 were small, smart, and complicated. While they're surely worth seeking out for their own pleasures, they also represent the sort of movies that will find theatrical releases even harder to manage in the shrinking economy.
Wednesday, November 19 2008
As with all his work, Morris approaches his subjects like a hawk, circling his prey, darting in here and there, tearing off a piece.
Thursday, June 26 2008
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Thursday, May 22 2008
Friday, May 2 2008
Errol Morris' new documentary, Standard Operating Procedure, remembers the pictures' effects -- the shock, the outrage, and the anger that greeted their release.
Thursday, August 25 2005
Errol Morris' documentaries are strange, perfect journeys.
Tuesday, December 23 2003
It is a most provocative, potent, and important film. And as the current war against and occupation of Iraq continue, the film looms like a kind of shadow, an increasingly alarming cautionary tale.
Thursday, October 10 2002
Ask the mole rat about the egomaniacal pursuit of what some in the military call 'command and control'.
Sunday, January 1 1995
When he places an ad in the local paper to sell a used lethal injection machine, Fred Leuchter seems genuinely surprised to learn the ad has been pulled and banned from publication. To say the least, Leuchter appears out of touch with reality.