Ultimate fan and Crawley wannabe Tom Roston shares a trove of documentaries you can watch online about the upstairs-downstairs set.Continue reading this entry »
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Have the great doc titans lost their oomph? And if so, is that such a bad thing? I got to ruminating over these questions when I began considering how, this September, we saw the two most popular documentary filmmakers release new works practically right on top of each other: Ken Burns‘ The National Parks: America’sContinue reading this entry »
You’ve heard me talk about it before, but, finally, Ellen Kuras‘ The Betrayal is making it to the public this Friday, at the IFC Film Center so forgive me if I have little more to say. The movie, 23 years in the making, is about a Laotian immigrant family’s experience in America; after its openingContinue reading this entry »
Now that Sundance is over, I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on the Oscar nominees for Best Documentary: No End In Sight Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs Operation Homecoming: Writing The Wartime Experience Richard E. Robbins Sicko Michael Moore and Meghan O’Hara Taxi To The Dark Side Alex Gibney and Eva Orner War/DanceContinue reading this entry »