Posts Tagged ‘Documentary’
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Cool It

An attempt to be the anti-"An Inconvenient Truth" ends up just being shallow.
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Bob Bowdon, Director of “The Cartel”

The filmmaker and longtime TV journalist speaks about his film, which highlights the woes of the American educational system.

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Inside Job

This documentary deserved this year's Oscar even with its strong competition.

Jackass 3D

The unexpectedly awesome 3D loses much of its luster in the at-home version, but "Jackass 3D" is still often gaspingly funny.

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Hoop Dreams (1994)

"Hoop Dreams" is an epic tale about two basketball wannabes, which draws archetypes from the world around them.
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What’s the Matter With Kansas?

This political documentary succeeds by being very respectful and intelligent.

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This movie is really — OMG!!! DON'T TALK ABOUT IT!!!
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Austin’s Top 10 of 2010

Since all of the other cool kids were doing it, Austin also made a Top Ten list.

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Josh Fox is angry about natural gas drilling in America.
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Best Documentary Shortlist

Every year the Oscars releases a shortlist of the nominees for Best Documentary. Austin evaluates and theorizes.

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Peleliu 1944: Horror in the Pacific

This World War II documentary covers one battle with insight and deserving emotion.
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Straight Up: Helicopters in Action

Forgettable documentary about helicopters still has some impressive visuals.


Heroes of the Zeroes: When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts

Spike Lee's Hurricane Katrina documentary continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Best Worst Movie

You can't piss on “Best Worst Movie.” This terrific documentary about "Troll 2's" unlikely existence and unexpected resurgence won't allow it.