South Sudan's Orderly Disorder
August 14, 2015
A new film shows the ravages of bureaucracy in the world's newest country.
The Story Behind the Greatest Movie Never Made
March 20, 2014
El Topo director Alejandro Jodorowsky's project was derailed by money problems and insane ambition.
Stephen Hawking turns 72 on January 8. TNR's Stanley Kauffmann reviews A Brief History of Time and reminds us that Hawking's life just might be as incredible as his work.
Real life, revisited
August 02, 2013
Our Nixon is the title of a documentary presented by CNN and some non-political friends, which—again with an implying title—seems set to give us the inside scoop on Nixon’s career.
A Revealing New Look Inside the Nixon Bubble
July 31, 2013
Before there was Tammy Haddad prowling This Town with the camcorder, there was H.R. Haldeman roaming the White House with the Super 8.
Free Movies That Are Actually Good
July 14, 2013
Sponsored by SnagFilms
The show has spent its final season dismembering its fourth wall piece by piece.
An exploration of truth and fiction that will stay with you long after repeated viewings.
Two of the Best
May 01, 2013
An idiosyncratic theater director and a showboating magician, profiled in two recent documentaries.
Why 'The Shining' Continues to Shine
March 22, 2013
As a documentary about The Shining, Room 237 is a tribute to Kubrick and a parody of film commentary.