Posts Tagged ‘Documentary’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 

First Position

Six young dancers put it all on the line at a high-stakes ballet competition in Bess Kargman's fast-paced and stirring documentary.

Crime After Crime

Debbie Peagler's compelling story about struggling to see life outside of a prison cell will leave you with a newfound respect for the kindness of strangers.

Bully

The controversial documentary could use a little more controversial material.

Miss Representation

As "Jersey Shore" and "Toddlers & Tiaras" dominate our TVs, director Jennifer Newsom offers a refreshing perspective on the struggles young American girls face.

Into the Abyss

A master of the art of documentary, Werner Herzog outdoes himself once again with this cerebral look at murder from the convicts' perspective and the state's.

Enemies of the People

"Enemies of the People" is an emotional rollercoaster — a melding of soul-crushing misery and inspirational heroism. This is truly top-notch social commentary.

Project Nim

A social experiment that begs to learn how an ape will fare if raised entirely like a human.

Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?

A sticky situation (no pun intended) that deserves all our attention.