There are as few safe moves as there are false notes in "The Look of Silence," an altogether stunning companion piece to "The Act of Killing" that shifts its emphasis from the perpetrators of the…
Oscar voting is ongoing through Feb. 25, and a rule change could affect the outcome of one of the year’s most interesting categories: documentary feature. The five excellent contenders fall into…
In three very different ways, Alex Gibney with "The Armstrong Lie," Joshua Oppenheimer ("The Act of Killing") and Sarah Polley ("Stories We Tell") have made films that question the role of…
LONDON — Joshua Oppenheimer’s “The Act of Killing” has been voted film of the year by Sight & Sound, the U.K. magazine for cinephiles. The magazine, which is published by the British Film Institute…
“The Hunt,” Thomas Vinterberg’s child-abuse-themed drama, starring Mads Mikkelsen, will represent Denmark in the race for the foreign-lingo film Oscar. “The Hunt” was a Cannes contender in 2012, when…
HONG KONG – Controversial genocide documentary "The Act of Killing" is to be made available in Indonesia, in perpetuity and for free. The unusual move is a joint effort of the picture's U.S…
VENICE – "Ukraine Is Not a Brothel," a docu-feature from Australian Kitty Green which lifts the lid on Ukraine's seemingly bizarre bare-breast feminist movement, has been acquired for international…
The Los Angeles Film Festival has tapped Nat Faxon and Jim Rash's The Way, Way Back" as the closing night film on June 23.
A spirited not-quite-documentary portrait of the skateboarding subculture that flourished in East Germany in the early 1980s.
A blood-boiling look at a crime whose perpetrators remain national heroes in their native Indonesia, docu challenges those responsible for carrying out the executions of nearly a million convicted…
There's been grumbling from the press at Telluride this year that this year's lineup is light on the sort of Oscar movies the festival has gained a reputation for launching in the past.
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