Tuesday, August 5 2008
With his life and career in one of their several turnarounds, Cash is here an ideal documentary subject, self-aware, passionate, and glad to take the crew along on a tour of places and people that matter to him,
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Kazuhiro Soda's excellent Campaign (Senkyo) is an "observational documentary," quiet and acute.
Wednesday, July 9 2008
In Full Battle Rattle, the Iraq Simulation and the war are both real and not real, confusing, painful, and horrific, for the refugees working as role players.
Wednesday, July 2 2008
There is much to be learned about this little pill, and it is a comfort knowing that everyone -- raver or non-raver, pill-popper or anti-drug -- is able to, in their own way, "keep it real".
Thursday, June 19 2008
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Tuesday, January 8 2008
Tuesday, December 11 2007
As Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine's documentary frames it, survival in Uganda's war zones is political and moral, an effort to sort out the frankly unimaginable horrors that have shaped the children's existence.
Friday, November 30 2007
The question at the center of Oswald's Ghost is less about facts and figures, the unsolved case, than it is about perception.
Wednesday, October 10 2007
My Kid Could Paint That asks viewers to ponder how certainty and doubt reinforce one another, how the need for truth creates its own truth.