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Documentary (genre)

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  • Movie review: 'Turtle: The Incredible Journey'

    Movie review: 'Turtle: The Incredible Journey'
    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. Director Nick...
  • Adam Yauch dies at 47; Beastie Boys' rapper MCA

    Adam Yauch dies at 47; Beastie Boys' rapper MCA
    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...
  • 'Mansome': Morgan Spurlock examines men's self-image, grooming

    'Mansome': Morgan Spurlock examines men's self-image, grooming
    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...
  • 'Expendables 2' could be No. 1 again on slow box office weekend

    'Expendables 2' could be No. 1 again on slow box office weekend
    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...
  • Anti-Obama documentary may gross $6 million this weekend

    Anti-Obama documentary may gross $6 million this weekend
    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"...
  • Anti-Obama documentary does surprisingly well on slow weekend

    Anti-Obama documentary does surprisingly well on slow weekend
    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...
  • Telluride Film Festival lineup: 'Hyde Park,' 'Iceman,' 'Argo'

    Telluride Film Festival lineup: 'Hyde Park,' 'Iceman,' 'Argo'
    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...
  • At Telluride fest, two films cast grim eye on Mideast

    At Telluride fest, two films cast grim eye on Mideast
    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...
  • Some things to think about

    Some things to think about
    The first question is whether you want documentary evidence of childbirth. If the answer is yes, there are a few things to consider: Pros: Mothers can catch magical moments they missed during the event itself. Cons: Professionals say mothers must be...
  • China protests Ai Weiwei documentary by exiting film festival

    China protests Ai Weiwei documentary by exiting film festival
    China has reportedly withdrawn its delegation from a documentary film festival in Britain in reaction to the festival's screening of a new movie about Ai Weiwei, the artist and political activist who has repeatedly found himself in trouble with Chinese...
  • Review: 'Cronkite' by Douglas Brinkley is occasionally critical

    Review: 'Cronkite' by Douglas Brinkley is occasionally critical
    -------------------- Cronkite Douglas Brinkley Harper: 820 pp., $34.99 -------------------- Walter Cronkite was not inclined to introspection, and historian Douglas Brinkley emulates his subject in this thorough biography of the news broadcaster who in...