*Best L.A. Novel Ever: The Tournament
Film director Errol Morris is, as they say in Hollywood, bankable. He's made some of the best, most critically acclaimed documentaries of the last 25 years, including The Thin Blue Line, in which Morris proved that a convicted Texas cop killer was inn ... More >>
The best, most daring and form-defying documentaries in the world right now are being funded by the Danish Film Institute, and so it goes that the nonfiction knockout of TIFF thus far is The Act of Killing -- made with Danish support and directed by American Joshua Oppenheimer, executive produced by ... More >>
This week, the stories behind the art are at least as interesting as the art itself, like the one about a small insurance company that started a big art collection, and the photographer who documented Diamond Bar.
5. Anonymous Letters
Odeya Nini, an experimental composer whose music moves between ... More >>
Jack Black: walking gay caricature?
Ah, LAFF opening night. More or less settled in to its LA Live homebase in its second year there (I mean, I was able to pick up my pass, get into the screening and transition to the afterparty completely painlessly, which is some kind of victory), our city' ... More >>
On the occasion of its 25th anniversary, the International Documentary Association polled its members (themselves filmmakers, industry executives, and academics) to determine the 25 best documentary films of all time. The results, announced publicly last week, span more than 50 years of movie histor ... More >>