Articles tagged with: documentaries
Help! I love love true crime, but ever since I had a baby I get weepy when I hear about murder (especially kids or their parents dying).
Beautiful Darling has a sweet nostalgic sadness to it, like its subject, the former James Slattery who became a Warhol-Factory "Superstar."
"We all want to think that we live in a better world than we do."
I watch many many documentaries, so I think a lot about the relationship between form and function, build and subject.
Or, "The Amour Fou-to Between Jackie O And The Godfather Of American Paparazzi."
My father observed years ago that the best you can hope for from the government is a C-plus, an idea I've come back to many times.
The docu classic got jobbed by Oscar 20 years ago. Will it get a PFM Couch Of Fame cushion?
Steve James documentaries get you inside. By the end of a James film — Hoop Dreams, Stevie, the inexplicably non-shortlisted The Interrupters — you know the subjects like cousins. You care what happens to them, …
The Woodmans is a really interesting movie and also an uncomfortable mess, much like one of its subjects, and I don't quite know how to go about reviewing it, or even describing how I reacted …
John Douglas has a line in The Cases That Haunt Us where he's wrapping up the Lindbergh case, and after reviewing all the evidence, disputed and otherwise, he's like, "So, did Hauptmann do it? I …