Thursday, June 7 2012
The myth referenced in the film's title is that Pruitt-Igoe's fatal flaw was its architectural design, a long-held belief that Friedrich's film handily debunks. Pruitt-Igoe, first and foremost, was a victim of unfortunate timing.
Thursday, December 2 2004
This documentary on defiantly obscure indie-rock cult figure Jandek reveals not so much the man-behind-the-myth, but rather, the myth-behind-the-myth.