The talking heads documentaries (overly) rely on are not only an artistic problem; they also pose an intellectual hole, because they provide — UNCHECKED — the educational legitimacy upon which the entire enterprise often resides.
Walking on Water is like a documentary mashup of Christopher Guest meets The Mad Ones, a portrait of an artist-at-work that doubles as a comedy of both manners and errors, pertaining to how the artistic sausage gets communally, hysterically, ridiculously, absurdly, profoundly, dysfunctionally, maddeningly, impossibly, inconceivably, and humanely (or not) made (or not).
‘Tis the (Oscars) season: time to revisit some of the year’s best pictures.
Knives and Skin showcases why horror’s a go-to genre for micro-budgets.
Errol Morris’ American Dharma joins the ranks of the countless profiles regarding Steve Bannon unleashed upon the world since he exploited Trump right into the White House.
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