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, January 3 2008
When flipping through my mental catalog of the year's films, certain scenes stand out. This past year offered a veritable feast of visual goodies.
Wednesday, February 2 2011
The Tillman Story exposes the insidious machinery that turns accidents of war into myths justifying America’s military interventions abroad.
Sunday, December 19 2010
The Tillman Story advocates openly for the Tillmans in its investigation of how these many stories were conceived and circulated.
Friday, August 20 2010
The Tillman Story is upfront about wanting to challenge that faith, to question political assumptions and seeming historical frameworks.
Wednesday, March 12 2008
Marla is the most abstract part of the story; a girl with no motive caught in a web of adults who are full of them.
Tuesday, October 9 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.
Friday, October 22 2010
This is the kind of movie that makes you mad, that angers you in a way that's fundamental to your place within a democracy.
Monday, October 15 2007
SAN FRANCISCO - In September 2004, "My Kid Could Paint That" director Amir Bar-Lev stepped, somewhat gingerly, into the media frenzy surrounding a 4-year-old art prodigy