HBO Documentary Films has bought U.S. television rights to Madeleine Sackler’s docu “Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus,” which premieres Sept. 8 at the Toronto Film Fest. Docu…
Man On A Wire
I think “Breaking Bad” is the sixth-greatest TV show ever. Does that make you mad? Did you just yell at me? Are you wondering what the other five are? Would knowing those five, and if you approved of…
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ava DuVernay and Paul Feig are among the 276 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Apologies, Discovery: amid a slew of errands, apartment cleaning, pilot watching and Super Moon glancing, I had forgotten that Nik Wallenda was planning to make history and tightrope walk across the…
Shingles like Passion, Exclusive and Dogwoof strike the right mix of art and commerce
LONDON -- As the U.K. basks in the success of Bradley Wiggins, the first Brit to win the Tour de France, one of the epic cycling race's previous winners is the subject of a new feature documentary.
James Marsh's look at Philippe Petit's daring 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers has already won nearly every critics prize leading up to the Oscars. It's artistic and…
Manna for those who like their kung fu straight and wireless, their villains Japanese and their heroes unconflicted Chinese patriots.
Re-enactment-centered docus won the night as "Man on Wire" and "Waltz With Bashir" tied for distinguished feature honors Friday at the Intl. Documentary Assn. Awards.
"Man on Wire" is throwing out another line.
A man walks on a high-wire across the Twin Towers -- and how he does it -- is the grab-you-by-the-lapels premise from which James Marsh's "Man on Wire" erupts onscreen as one of the most wildly…