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Documentary (genre)

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  • L.A. Film Festival: 'All is Well,' 'Drought' win top jury prizes

    L.A. Film Festival: 'All is Well,' 'Drought' win top jury prizes
    A feature film about two sisters fleeing an African civil war and a documentary centering on a Mexican cattle-ranching community took home the top prizes at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Sunday. "All is Well," a Portuguese-language film directed by ...
  • For the record

    Documentary director: In a review of the documentary "The Waiting Room" by filmmaker Peter Nicks in the Sept. 28 Calendar section, a reference to the style of another documentary director, Frederick Wiseman, misspelled his name as Frederic Weisman.
  • Ken Burns, Alex Gibney, others headline Toronto documentary lineup

    Ken Burns, Alex Gibney, others headline Toronto documentary lineup
    Ken Burns, Alex Gibney and Julien Temple headline the Toronto International Film Festival's documentary lineup this year, a program that also features work by Marina Zenovich and Matthew Cooke. Fans of nonfiction film can take in movies on everything...
  • Gore Vidal's spat with Charlton Heston over gay 'Ben-Hur' subtext

    Gore Vidal's spat with Charlton Heston over gay 'Ben-Hur' subtext
    Back in the Jurassic Age before Twitter, celebrities used to settle scores in public by writing letters to newspapers. One of the liveliest dust-ups in memory took place in the pages of the L.A. Times between actor Charlton Heston and Gore Vidal, the...
  • Mars rover Curiosity is big hit -- Mars movies are big flops

    Mars rover Curiosity is big hit -- Mars movies are big flops
    The successful landing of the rover Curiosity on Mars on Sunday night captured America's imagination in a way that few positive news events have in years. Hollywood, meanwhile, may have been left scratching its head over why it can't capture the same...
  • List of films and release dates in summer 2012

    List of films and release dates in summer 2012
    May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
  • Lady Gaga documentary is in the works

    Lady Gaga documentary is in the works
    Looks like Lady Gaga is tearing another page out of the Madonna platinum-blond, pop-superstar playbook. In the early '90s, Madonna launched a new phase of her career by allowing director Alek Keshishian to make a documentary, "Truth or Dare," about...
  • Trailer released for Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' documentary

    Trailer released for Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' documentary
    On Monday, we brought you news that Dave Grohl's filmmaking debut, "Sound City," would premiere next month at Sundance. Now, the Foo Fighters frontman has unveiled the trailer for the upcoming documentary, which is named after the film's subject: a grungy...
  • 'Zero Dark Thirty' named best 2012 film by National Board of Review

    'Zero Dark Thirty' named best 2012 film by National Board of Review
    "Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's drama about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, was named the best film of the year Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. The movie, set to open in limited release Dec. 19, took home two other...
  • Mick Jagger's 1969 love letters to be put up for auction

    Mick Jagger's 1969 love letters to be put up for auction
    Next week promises to be a big one for fans of the Rolling Stones, with a new three-CD anthology due out Tuesday and a career-overview documentary set to premiere Thursday night on HBO. Now listeners can get a deeper (and perhaps less authorized) look at...
  • PASSINGS: Dev Anand, Larry Rickles

    Dev Anand Star of Bollywood films, producer, director Bollywood star Dev Anand, 88, a charismatic and flamboyant fixture of Indian films for more than half a century, died Saturday of a heart attack in a London hotel, his family said. Within a few...