The Best Films of 2013 | 5 Jan 2014 // 9:13 PM
After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.
Why 'Blackfish' Is a Documentary Worth Watching, Even if You Know the Story | 4 Dec 2013 // 2:10 AM
This substantial documentary displays the genre at its most vital: telling a story for a subject incapable of voicing complaint.
'Blackfish' Swims with Killer Whales and the Company That Keeps Them | 19 Jul 2013 // 1:30 AM
Blackfish -- an advocacy film in the best sense of the word -- makes the persuasive case that this whale and others suffer ongoing trauma at the hands of the humans who keep them.