Wednesday, December 31 2014
As the best of 2014's documentaries find new ways to tell stories, they are also the year's best films.
Monday, December 29 2014
Spanning a Truffaut-indebted magnum opus to a comeback vehicle for Michael Keaton, this collection of films is an eclectic representation of 2014's best.
Tuesday, December 16 2014
Within three minutes, the film connects stories across time as told by painters and observers and those who work in London's National Gallery.
Thursday, December 19 2013
The idea of public education is at once gloriously and unbearably ambitious.
Tuesday, January 17 2012
Crazy Horse is focused on the laborers who make strip show fantasies, the artists and technicians, trainers and performers.
Monday, January 16 2012
For documentaries, the question of what's true for whom remains resounding, no matter good intentions or willful exploitations. Titicut Follies reveals multiple truths, but leaves you to sort out what they can mean.
Thursday, February 26 2009
Wiseman’s films force us to confront the complicated and contradictory moments where ideology and emotion, institution and humanity collide.
Monday, November 18 2013
Master documentarian Frederick Wiseman makes his films his way, and the way he makes them is reflected in how we experience them.