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, June 12 2007
Kennedy's film provides a history of the Abu Ghraib scandal and places the events that took place there within the context of the Bush administration's attempt to redefine torture.
Monday, September 15 2014
In Last Days in Vietnam, archival footage is both thrilling and heartbreaking, at once emblematic of the broader saga of so many mistakes set against so many heroic efforts.
Thursday, October 18 2012
The documentary follows Ethel Kennedy's lead in not probing the many tragedies she endured, or her feelings about them.
Monday, February 9 2004
Suggests repeatedly that AIDS is brought on by individual actions.
Saturday, December 31 1994
The specter of the mechanized legal system is the lasting impression of 'The Execution of Wanda Jean'. Despite questions about her mental state, despite the expressed wishes of her victim's brother and mother, despite Wanda Jean's prayerful optimism, the process of her execution is relentless.