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Part 3: The Stellar '70s
19 Jun 2007 // 6:00 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.
Grey Gardens / Salesman - PopMatters Film Review
10 Apr 2002 // 8:00 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.
Gimme Shelter (1970/2000)
31 Dec 1994 // 7:03 PM
Sixties rock and roll festivals -- given their large crowds of people, lack of sanitary facilities, bad drugs, and shortages of food and water -- were catastrophes waiting to happen. People get angry when they're uncomfortable or feel ripped off.