In a new study, chimpanzees were trained to walk upright. The fine print: They’re also plaintiffs in a landmark lawsuit. The plaintiffs of a historic lawsuit seeking legal rights for chimpanzees finally
You lose count of the number of times you hear documentaries trashed. The argument is as old as the documentary, and it goes like this. Docs manipulate reality, over-relying on effects such as music. aren't
A world without America would be hardly worth living in, argues Peter Conrad in his survey of the vast cultural reach of the US Everyone can recall their first encounter with America, whether it was watching
The Act of Killing,War crimes,Documentary,Film,Indonesia,World news,Oscars 2014,Errol Morris,UK news,Khmer Rouge,Pol Pot,Arthur Koestler,Oscars 2015 It has won over critics but this tasteless film teaches
The British documentary maker Sean McAllister made headlines in 2011 when he was seized by the Syrian secret police. His capture meant the couple he was filming at the time had to flee the country, but
The Walk is Robert Zemeckis' new big-screen narrative based on the story of Phillippe Petit's rigging and performance of a high-wire walk between the twin towers. Man on Wire is James Marsh's 2008 documentary
The filmmaker Albert Maysles, one of the crucial artists of modern documentary filmmaking—or, simply, one of the most important filmmakers of the past half-century—died on Thursday night, at the age of
Movies change over the years. Decades ago, I saw “Grey Gardens” as a story of a festering delusion of the American aristocracy and the closed circles of high society decaying into inanition and dependency.
Grey Gardens: The Musical was made for a run at Sag Harbor's Bay Street Theater, just a few miles from the original East Hampton real estate that inspired the Maysles' Brothers classic documentary film.
The infamous mansion has been fully restored to its pre-Edie glory. And now it's ready for renters! The Grey Gardens estate in East Hampton looks nothing like it used to. Any reminders of its years of
Scientology members are heckling at 'Going Clear' screenings and targeting Oscar voters for a documentary the church is on
Since the film — a scathing critique of the controversial church and its celebrity adherents, including Tom Cruise and John Travolta, based on Lawrence Wright's best-selling book— won three Emmys in September,