Director: Linda EllmanTopic: Events surrounding the devastating attacks of Sept. 11, coupled with remarkable story of how victims’ families forced the government to accountability.Financing: Private…
Director: Luc JacquetTopic: The annual journey of the Emperor penguins to their Antarctic breeding ground, and the remarkable rituals involved in their courtship, incubation and feeding of the…
About halfway into "North Country," Charlize Theron as Minnesota coal miner Josey Aimes demands the right to speak at a crowded union meeting despite the palpable hatred in the hall. When the miners…
It's impossible to consider this year's documentary Oscar contenders without bringing up a visually dazzling nature doc released by Warner Independent Pictures. "The March of the Penguins" set the…
When AFI Fest organizers learned in March that their former digs at the ArcLight theater in Hollywood had been leased, they concluded there was nowhere to go but up.
Icons of the Century: Stepping into the shower never again seemed safe after his "Psycho" ushered in a new era of modern, psychological horror films.
Icons of the Century: A revelation when she burst on to the Hollywood scene in 1932 with her inimitably patrician voice and impeccable bone structure, Katharine Hepburn personified the independent…
Icons of the Century: "We had faces then," Gloria Swanson says in "Sunset Boulevard" of filmdom's early stars. Few fit the line as well as Garbo.
Icons of the Century: Ocean swimming would never be the same after stunned movie-goers watched the shark attack in "Jaws" in the summer of 1975, and neither would the movie business. The film's $260…
Icons of the Century: Undershirt sales crashed after he appeared without one as a tart-tongued newspaperman in 1934's "It Happened One Night" and his "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn" dismissal…
Icons of the Century: "I have never seen any of these pictures -- they don't look at mine, why should I go see theirs?"