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  • Amy
  • Amy (R)

    Director Asif Kapadia and editor Chris King modeled this portrait of British singer Amy Winehouse on their previous documentary, Senna (2010), using only preexisting footage and telling their story as though it were unfolding in the present. more...
  • The Armstrong Lie (R)

    Liars are Alex Gibney's specialty: among the subjects of his best documentaries are such world-class prevaricators as Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room), Jack Abramoff (Casino Jack and the United States of Money), and Eliot Spitzer (Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer). more...
  • Author: The JT LeRoy Story
  • Author: The JT LeRoy Story (R)

    Directed by Jeff Feuerzeig (The Devil and Daniel Johnston), this documentary is well crafted but suffers from a deeply unsympathetic protagonist: author Laura Albert, who wrote three lionized books under the pseudonym JT LeRoy and duped the literary world by passing off her sister-in-law as the author, supposedly a transgender man an ex-prostitute with HIV. more...
  • Best of Enemies
  • Best of Enemies (R)

    Best of Enemies is a movie about television—specifically, the short debates between liberal novelist Gore Vidal and conservative magazine editor William F. Buckley that were broadcast live on ABC during nightly news coverage of the Republican and Democratic presidential conventions in 1968. more...
  • Brothers at War (R)

    Kept out of West Point by poor eyesight, Jake Rademacher got into theater in Chicago; backed by executive producer Gary Sinise, he makes his filmmaking debut with this documentary about his two younger brothers' experience as soldiers in combat in Iraq. more...
  • Capitalism: A Love Story (R)

    Michael Moore catalogs some of the more grotesque outrages of the second Gilded Age: the predatory lending that led to the 2008 bank bailout, corporations taking out life insurance policies on their rank-and-file employees, airline personnel so poorly paid they have to moonlight to pay their bills. more...
  • Cartel Land
  • Cartel Land (R)

    Rather than delve into the origins of Mexico's cartel-related violence, this documentary treats the ongoing crisis as a given and focuses on vigilante groups trying to combat it. more...
  • City of Gold (R)

    This Laura Gabbert-directed documentary follows Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold as he explores the culinary culture of Los Angeles. more...
  • Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (R)

    Political sex scandals erupt so frequently and evaporate so quickly that we tend to file them away in the bulging folder of American hypocrisy and forget, but the brilliant muckraker Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Casino Jack and the United States of Money) refuses to let go of the "Love Guv" fracas that brought down New York governor Eliot Spitzer. more...