Grey Gardens

Part 3: The Stellar '70s | 19 Jun 2007 // 5:00 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.


The Line Between Past and Present Is Forever Blurred in 'Grey Gardens' | 8 Jan 2014 // 8:10 PM

Withdrawn from a world that has changed around them so steadfastly that coping would be an embarrassment too ghastly to imagine, the Beales stay put in Grey Gardens.

Grey Gardens / Salesman - PopMatters Film Review ) | 10 Apr 2002 // 7:00 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.


Grey Gardens/ The Beales of Grey Gardens (1975) | 18 Apr 2009 // 12:32 AM

In celebration of the premiere of HBO's stellar TV movie on the Beales, SE&L brings you this review of the original documentaries that started it all.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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