| Apr 9, 2012
As the self-described "black hat" of television's premier newsmagazine "60 Minutes," Mike Wallace crafted a persona of a probing reporter known for his often caustic questioning of sometimes reluctant guests on the program.
Beginning in 1968, as one of...
| Mar 30, 2012
If you feel like you've already read quite a bit about the documentary "Bully," you have. But that still won't prepare you for the experience of seeing it.
"Bully" has been in the news a lot lately because it received a restrictive R rating (for a...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:27 AM
A solitary long-distance traveler with prehistoric cachet, the loggerhead turtle makes a compelling subject for a nature film, as the spectacularly shot, aptly named "Turtle: The Incredible Journey" demonstrates, if at times too feverishly.
| May 5, 2012
It had only been a few years since Adam Yauch had found fame as the in-your-face rapper and bass player MCA in the transgressive, boundary-breaking trio the Beastie Boys.
But in 1992 he was searching for something else, traveling in Nepal to snowboard...
| May 20, 2012
Morgan Spurlock, the clown prince of documentary filmmaking, has examined fast food ("Super Size Me") and product placement ("The Greatest Movie Ever Sold"). Now, in the just-released"Mansome," he turns his attention to the somewhat surprising topic of...
| Aug 23, 2012
Marvin W. Meyer, an expert on Gnosticism and ancient texts about Jesus outside the New Testament who challenged the traditional portrayal of Judas Iscariot as the ultimate biblical villain, has died. He was 64.
Meyer, whose book "The Gospel of Judas"...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:08 PM
With the end of summer rapidly approaching, it seems there aren't many people who want to spend their final no school or work days at the movie theater.
The four new pictures hitting multiplexes this weekend aren't generating much interest among...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 2:40 PM
The anti-President Obama documentary "2016: Obama's America," is off to a strong start in its first weekend of national release and could gross more than $6 million between Friday and Sunday, placing it far ahead of the new horror movie "The Apparition"...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 9:06 AM
With the Republican National Convention set to kick off this week, an anti-Obama documentary did surprisingly well at the box office on one of the slowest moviegoing weekends of the year.
The No. 1 film was still "The Expendables 2," which claimed the...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Movie fans trekking to Telluride, Colo., for the resort town’s annual film festival this weekend are set to see some of the fall’s most anticipated performances, including Bill Murray as FDR in “Hyde Park on Hudson,” Michael...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:15 PM
TELLURIDE, Colo. -- This mountain resort is literally half a world away from the Middle East, but Israeli-Arab relations were at the top of the agenda at the town's film festival Friday. Two of the first features — one a documentary, the other a...