Articles tagged michael kloft

Television Under the Swastika

“Always leave them wanting more” is not an admirable aspiration for documentary filmmakers, but an unpardonable sin.

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Death in the Bunker: The True Story of Hitlers Downfall (2006)

Michael Kloft's simple-yet-effective documentary draws on rare archival footage and some first-hand accounts to re-create the hellhole that was Berlin in spring 1945 -- and the denial and chaos in the bunker complex beneath it.

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Embedded 45: Shooting War in Germany (2006)

Presented with little enthusiasm and no flair, this historical footage is as boring as a school lesson -- just an invitation to put one's head on one's desk and nap

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Measuring Success: The Unsatisfying Notion of "Good Endings" and "Bad Endings"

// Moving Pixels

"Sometimes stories need to end badly in order to be really good.

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