Albert Maysles
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
//Features

Part 3: The Stellar '70s
19 Jun 2007 // 5:00 PM

When it comes to post-modern moviemaking, everyone stereotypes the Me Decade as the genre's defining moment. In this case -- as illustrated by the 10 films that represent it -- the categorization is more than accurate.

Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006
10 Jan 2007 // 1:58 PM

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.

//Reviews

'The Love We Make' Is One for the Vaults
30 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

You gotta know when to roll 'em, know when to cut 'em, and know when to let it be.

Grey Gardens / Salesman - PopMatters Film Review )
10 Apr 2002 // 7:00 PM

What makes the Maysles' work special lies in how they manage, by focusing so intently on their subjects, to elicit a body of information that the audience is compelled to examine for its possible meaning.

//Blogs

10 Culturally Iconic Moments in the Career of Albert Maysles (1926 - 2015)
11 Mar 2015 // 3:02 AM

Though he never received the appreciation of his peers, documentarian Albert Maysles' mark on the genre remains indelible, and important. Here are 10 reasons why.

Grey Gardens/ The Beales of Grey Gardens (1975)
18 Apr 2009 // 12:32 AM

In celebration of the premiere of HBO's stellar TV movie on the Beales, SE&L brings you this review of the original documentaries that started it all.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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