The Best Indie / International Films of 2011 | 12 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

The year's best independent and international films are highlighted by a duo from iconic director Werner Herzog, a staggeringly brilliant frontier-western and a score of top-notch documentaries that illustrate how filmmaking continues to reach new highs.


The Tabloidization of Errol Morris | 26 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

By the end of this film, the line dividing Tabloid from “the tabloids” thins to the point of imperceptibility.


'Tabloid': Obsessive as Ever and Obsessive About Everything | 27 Nov 2011 // 3:00 PM

Tabloid isn't Errol Morris' greatest film, but it's awfully good and worth repeated viewings.

'Tabloid': You Have to Deal with People | 15 Jul 2011 // 2:50 AM

On first look, Errol Morris' documentary appears to tell McKinney's story, drawing from the story reported by British tabloids in 1977. But it's also about truth and storytelling more broadly, the ways stories escape their tellers.

//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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