Articles tagged errol morris

With ‘Gates of Heaven/Vernon, Florida’, Errol Morris Flexed His Filmmaking Muscles

Gates of Heaven and Vernon, Florida both offer hints of the Errol Morris films to come, but are not essential on their own.

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Best Complexities in 2008

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.

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Standard operating Procedure

As with all his work, Morris approaches his subjects like a hawk, circling his prey, darting in here and there, tearing off a piece.

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There’s Nothing ‘Standard’ About this Documentary

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. In the case of the horrifying images witnessed by the world as part

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19 Jun 2008 // 1:53 AM

Meet the people behind Abu Ghraib photos

NEW YORK - The old saying claims a picture is worth a thousand words. But in his new documentary “Standard Operating Procedure,” Oscar-winning filmmaker Errol

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America’s (possibly) greatest documentary filmmaker focuses on Abu Ghraib

Errol Morris is considered by many to be America’s greatest documentary filmmaker. He won an Oscar for “The Fog of War” (2003), his portrait of

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Standard Operating Procedure

Errol Morris' new documentary, Standard Operating Procedure, remembers the pictures' effects -- the shock, the outrage, and the anger that greeted their release.

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The Errol Morris DVD Collection (2005) - PopMatters Film Review

Errol Morris' documentaries are strange, perfect journeys.

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The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons of Robert S. McNamara (2003) - PopMatters Film Review )

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.

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The Meaning of Life? Ask the Mole-Rat in ‘Fast, Cheap & Out of Control’

Ask the mole rat about the egomaniacal pursuit of what some in the military call 'command and control'.

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Mr. Death:  The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999)

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.

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//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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