Drones locks on, arms, and misfires

Poor storytelling at best, propaganda at worst [Read more...]

E-Team an On-the-Ground Encounter With Noble Intentions

Human Rights Watch takes on tyrants. Is there any room to disagree? [Read more...]

Memorable Truths Mark AFI DOCS Opener

Most film-fest opening night selections disappoint. Not this one. [Read more...]

Hannah Arendt Against World Opinion

A woman of convictions stands unbent. [Read more...]

Not Strange Enough: “Church Rescue” and the National Geographic Effect

National Geographic’s new niche reality show is a friendly, innocuous, late-period artifact of the shrinking Bible Belt. [Read more...]

Searching for Sugar Man: Vindication is Sweet

Vindication for the obscure. [Read more...]

Marjoe’s False Teaching Teaches Us About False Teachers

The film about a 4-year-old revivalist preacher that won the 1972 Oscar for Best Documentary. [Read more...]

Last Train Home in Industrializing China

Review of Last Train Home, Directed by Lixin Fan The documentary Last Train Home tells the heart-wrenching story of a family caught in the turbulence of an industrializing China. Every Spring, for Chinese New Year, 130 million migrant workers trek back to their rural homes to rejoin their families, only to return again to their [Read More...]

Hungry, Hungry Americans

Review of A Place at the Table, Directed by Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush By COYLE NEAL A Place at the Table is a documentary exploring the problem of hunger in America. And if your first thought was “wait, what? Hunger in America? The land of the dollar menu and people so regularly fat that it’s [Read More...]

Silver Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot

Review of Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment By KENDRICK KUO In commemoration of Warner Bros. 90th anniversary the studio has released a feature-length documentary about the grounds and the stories brought to the screen on its campus. The entire film takes place on site–in fact, it was a non-negotiable [Read More...]


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