If access is a documentary filmmaker's best friend, Joe Berlinger must have felt awfully lonely during the making of "Whitey."
Joe Berlinger, the Oscar-nominated director who helped free the West Memphis Three with his “Paradise Lost” documentaries, returns to world of courts and crime in his latest film, “Whitey: United…
Producer-director Joe Berlinger is not exactly a natural as a TV personality. Yet his show for Al Jazeera America, "The System With Joe Berlinger," is a natural for television — a tough, spare look…
Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. theatrical, VOD and home entertainment rights to the documentary “Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger.” The film, which premiered at Sundance in…
Al Jazeera America is setting up a slate of ambitious documentaries in an effort to raise its profile among news aficionados while stoking demand for the fledgling cable-news outlet. Many of the…
Atom Egoyan's starry dramatization of the West Memphis Three case transforms a fascinating tale of small-town prejudice and miscarried justice into a surprisingly staid courtroom drama.
"The Central Park Five" may not be in contention at Sunday's Oscars, but Ken Burns and the other makers of the project have good reason to celebrate a win this week.
An investigation of Paul Simon's 25-year-old "Graceland" album as much as a celebration of it, "Under African Skies" is appreciably smarter than most celebrity musician docus.
Following on the heels of the celebrated "Paradise Lost" trilogy, Amy Berg's clear, captivating, indignant film about the West Memphis Three carves out its own significant place in criminal-justice…
Joe Berlinger's documentary "Under African Skies," about the stormy creation and broad influence of Paul Simon's landmark 1986 album "Graceland," will become a key component of Sony Legacy's 25th…
If documentary kudos are partly dependent on topicality, then "Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory," one of the 15 films that will advance in the Oscars voting process, certainly stands out: The third docu…