Tuesday, January 11 2011
Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.
Thursday, May 6 2010
Alex Gibney says, "The reason I hate the whole bad apple thing is because it allows us as human beings to completely disengage, to say, 'I'd never do anything bad, because I'm good.'"
Monday, December 23 2013
Although abuse had been regularly covered since the '90s, Gibney’s film delivers convincing proof that the Vatican had known about it for decades, and refused to take action against the offending priests.
Monday, November 19 2012
In Mea Maxima Culpa survivors of Father Murphy's abuse pursue transparency, working with other survivors to expose how the system endured for so many years and in so many places.
Tuesday, November 13 2012
It appears that such pressures -- lobbying and corporate financing -- are built into the US econo-political system, only refined now, or perhaps more accurately, sledge-hammered.
Sunday, October 14 2012
Two heavy hitters, journalist Lawrence Wright and director Alex Gibney, miss the mark in My Trip to Al-Qaeda.
Tuesday, September 27 2011
Catching Hell is premised on Bartman's absence, his refusal to be interviewed as this intimates the pain he endures, but also his absence in the many images made of him, and the ongoing needs of observers to define and possess him.
Wednesday, January 30 2013
Short-listed for the Best Documentary Oscar, acclaimed documentarian Alex Gibney's film will be broadcast on HBO February 4th.
Wednesday, April 28 2010
In a true sign of the times, alarmist films about our precarious times screen at the Independent Film Festival of Boston. Meaney checks out Casino Jack and the United States of Money and Erasing David.
Wednesday, July 9 2008
In February, Alex Gibney took home the Academy Award for best documentary feature for "Taxi to the Dark Side," his eerie investigation into charges of