Friday, August 29 2014
The work of Dr. Susan Robinson forms the focus of Martha Shane and Lana Wilson's intelligent, conscientious documentary, After Tiller, premiering on PBS' POV series on September 1.
Tuesday, August 5 2014
In Blackboard, Lewis Buzbee compares the progression of his daughter, with his earlier journey through California's public schools. Things have changed.
Wednesday, July 30 2014
There are lessons aplenty about Vietnam in Hearts and Minds—it's a shame we still haven’t learned them.
Thursday, July 17 2014
"The rangers risk their lives every day because of their hope for the park, and the hope that this amazing place promises for Eastern Congo."
Tuesday, June 17 2014
This is an excellent, engrossing amalgamation of the history of Bettie Page.
Wednesday, May 21 2014
God Loves Uganda exists to educate and enrage; it paints a clear portrait of good versus evil.
Wednesday, March 12 2014
Should the fact of Laura Wilder's dated prejudices lead us to abandon Little House and its sequels?
Thursday, December 19 2013
The rare documentary that captures its subjects honestly while revealing the filmmakers' intentions with candor and humor, Le joli mai continues to charm and enlighten a half-century on.
Friday, September 13 2013
The documentary Salinger does a decent job of filling in the blanks of the writer's already examined life. What it doesn't do is answer the most important question surrounding the scribe's life. Why?
Monday, July 8 2013
For an album purportedly about change, and is even named after it, Vicissitude is a case of plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.