Bennett Miller
Features // 5 Articles
Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
News // 2 Articles

Enough with the Biopic: A Re-Examination of Cinema’s Least Interesting Genre
4 Jan 2015 // 11:59 PM

Life-spanning biopics are still the ultimate Oscar bait in 2014. Here’s hoping that no one will be biting in the future.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2014
28 Dec 2014 // 8:04 PM

Cinemagoers in 2014 were given the opportunity to be captivated by tyrannical drum instructors, troubled Olympians, and ersatz superheroes.


'Foxcatcher' Is a True Story About a False World
17 Dec 2014 // 4:00 AM

For his third film based on true material, Bennett Miller tells a tale of how when wealth and Olympian athleticism mix together, those living in those worlds become increasingly insulated.

'Foxcatcher' Is Another Tale of Men Being Men
22 Nov 2014 // 4:21 AM

None of the men in this telling of John du Pont's murder of Dave Schultz are able to say what's going wrong -- they might not even know themselves.


The Bad News Statisticians: 'Moneyball'
23 Sep 2011 // 7:00 AM

There’s an ugly and unromantic truth behind Bennett Miller’s baseball stats semi-comedy Moneyball that it acknowledges and then dances away from.

'Moneyball': By the Numbers
23 Sep 2011 // 2:00 AM

You'll laugh quite a bit at Moneyball, snickering at the absurdity of the situations and the often more ridiculous responses. What you might not do is care.


‘Foxcatcher’ director Bennett Miller examines real life
4 Dec 2014 // 6:20 AM

In three intense dramas, Bennett Miller has examined real life with pinpoint accuracy. In 2005 he made “Capote,” examining the moral costs of Truman Capote’s

'Foxcatcher' Is a Gripping Story of Seduction, Rejection, and Murder
14 Nov 2014 // 5:52 AM

Foxcatcher is a brooding, particularly American horror story of seduction, rejection, betrayal and murder set in the under-the-radar world of Olympic wrestling. A despairing, intentionally

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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