LA 92

Though there have been others earlier this year, Dan Lindsay and TJ…

Gilbert

One of two documentaries this week about old-school comedians, the subject of…

Wait for Your Laugh

Rose Marie, the subject of Jason Wise’s wonderful documentary Wait for Your…

Doc Stories 2017

It says a lot about the weirdness of film distribution in 2017…

The Departure

By some reckonings, we’re put on Earth to help other people. That’s…

Jane

Director Brett Morgen all but invented the modern kinetic 2D-pictures-as-3D style of…

78/52

Psycho isn’t necessarily Alfred Hitchcock’s best film — nor is Vertigo, with…

Dina

Mostly shot in long, unmoving, medium takes that further blur the already…

Ai Weiwei and the Crisis of Our Time

There are times that make a person wish we lived under a…

Ex Libris: The New York Public Library

For his 42nd mega-documentary, Frederick Wiseman follows up his 190-minute, New York…