Tuesday, June 19 2007
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.
Wednesday, January 8 2014
Withdrawn from a world that has changed around them so steadfastly that coping would be an embarrassment too ghastly to imagine, the Beales stay put in Grey Gardens.
Wednesday, April 10 2002
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.
Saturday, April 18 2009
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.