Articles tagged nick broomfield

‘Aileen’ Gave the Middle Finger Before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Nick Broomfield's excellent documentary Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer is equally about the society that produced Aileen Wuornos as it is about her.

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26 Jun 2008 // 3:00 AM

Battle for Haditha

Smart and compelling, Battle for Haditha, "based on true events," follows two sets of characters -- the marines and the bombers -- on their collision courses.

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Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003)

When Broomfield suggests that Aileen imagine causes for her behavior rather than focus on the punishment, she backs off.

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Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (2003)

By the end of her life, Aileen Wuornos wanted to die, seeing it as her only escape from the legal, penal, and media systems so intent on exploiting her.

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28 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

Biggie & Tupac (2002)

This is Broomfield's great insight, worth repeating in all his films: truth is messy and unstable, truth is self-serving.

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7 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Biggie and Tupac (2002)

Biggie and Tupac is best when it's not making assertions (most of which are not new and most of which are going to be tedious to anyone who's read anything about the cases in the past).

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

// Short Ends and Leader

"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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