With only days left until the 2017 Academy Awards ceremony, LJ shares its reviews of the five nominees for Best Documentary Feature. Any way you look at it, we’ve got the winner. See if you agree.
Being There. 130+ min. Hal Ashby, dist. by Criterion Collection. Mar. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681432823. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681432816. $39.95. SATIRE Peter Sellers as a gardener-turned-guru. Canoa: A Shameful Mystery. 115+ min. In Spanish w/English subtitles. Felipe Cazals, dist. by Criterion Collection. Mar. 2017. DVD ISBN 9781681432809. $29.95; Blu-ray ISBN 9781681432793. $39.95. DRAMA Fiction in […]
From Finders Keepers to A Man Called Ove to the Original Star Trek | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray, November 1, 2016
Master Lear, Boyhood, Carrie, Pan’s Labyrinth, 19th-Century Italy | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray
Coen Bros. Blood Simple, Cap America, Pelé, Valley of the Dolls | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray
Nonfiction: Thomas Cole, Nora Ephron, Gab, Marijuana, Climbing, Zika, Art, Russia, EWF | Xpress Reviews
Presenting the self-taught Thomas Cole; a guide to spoken eloquence; marijuana, anyone? climbing El Capitan; a fascinating perspective on writerly masochism; weird pieces from the Atavist website; being aware of Zika; how to find time for artist; a great retrospective of Russian post–Cold War events; the late great Maurice White and Earth, Wind & Fire