Robert L. Drew, a documentary filmmaker and the father of American cinéma vérité, died today at his home in Sharon, Connecticut. He was 90. In the early 1960s, Drew and his associates pioneered a…
Sarah McCarthy's absorbing documentary focuses on a Middle American couple's adoption of three Russian children.
In the world according to playwright-screenwriter Neil LaBute, men continually behave badly — some much worse than others — and the nameless protagonist of "Some Girl(s)" certainly is no exception…
Roman Kroitor, who helped develop the Canada-spawned documentary genre of direct cinema -- similar to cinema verite -- and developed the Imax giantscreen format at the National Film Board's Montreal…
Instead of frightening, the gore and cartoonish violence are mostly just gleefully over-the-top in this third entry in the Spanish horror series.
John Sabato on Patti Podesta, production designer, "Cinema Verite"
Like many ambitious experiments, Miller's mashup of semi-improvised drama and cinema-verite stylistics is only fitfully successful.
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Revisiting the landmark 1973 documentary series "An American Family" serves as such a timely, provocative idea it's a shame the result, "Cinema Verite," isn't a better, more fully realized movie. An…
Predicated on the idea that whiplash pans, inconstant focusing and other faux cinema verite embellishments can refresh even the moldiest of zombie-movie tropes, "Quarantine" is a modestly inventive…
This remarkably intimate cinema verite portrait of playwright-turned-statesman Vaclav Havel is a revealing look at a tumultuous period.