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Thursday, October 8 2009

After the Storm

In After the Storm, the young performers embody the complications of survival, the mixed sensations of pride, worry, and hope that shape their new world after Katrina.


Friday, August 28 2009

Taking Woodstock

The Ang Lee take on Woodstock never gets much beyond these clichés: hippies took drugs, rain made mud, the music was great and crowds were huge.


Thursday, July 16 2009

In Their Boots: Silent Partners

Silent Partners, like other other documentaries of In Their Boots, offers its subjects a chance to share their experiences with the current U.S. military.


Monday, March 16 2009

Death on a Factory Farm

In exposing animal cruelty, Death on a Factory Farm inspires your outrage, a first step toward changing weak laws.


Sunday, March 1 2009

Cheech and Chong: Still Smokin’: I Love the 80’s edtion

In short, this is among the least funny films you will ever see. This is in and of itself quite a serious problem for a comedy, but it gets worse.


Tuesday, August 5 2008

POV: Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music

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

POV: Campaign (Senkyo)

Kazuhiro Soda's excellent Campaign (Senkyo) is an "observational documentary," quiet and acute.


Wednesday, July 9 2008

Full Battle Rattle

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

E: The Incredibly Strange History of Ecstasy by Tim Pilcher

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".


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Hands Down Eugene: Madison (Capsule Reviews) [26.Aug.07]
Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) (Reviews) [25.Aug.07]
Malachi: Holy Music (Capsule Reviews) [21.Aug.07]
Summercamp! (Reviews) [14.Aug.07]
Sicko (2007) (Reviews) [29.Jun.07]
Short Cuts - In Theaters: SiCKO (Short Ends and Leader) [26.Jun.07]
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Love blooms anew for 1967 (News) [4.Jun.07]
51 Birch Street (Reviews) [10.May.07]
The Trials of Darryl Hunt (Reviews) [26.Apr.07]
America at a Crossroads (Reviews) [16.Apr.07]
The Road to Guantánamo (2006) (Reviews) [10.Jan.07]
Iraq in Fragments (2006) (Reviews) [30.Nov.06]
Shut Up & Sing (Reviews) [19.Nov.06]
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