The Shape of Water: The Novel | Oscars 2018

Daniel Kraus’s The Shape of Water is no ordinary novelization of Guillermo del Toro’s Oscar-winning movie.

Oscar Documentaries 2018 | Video Reviews

Another year, another wealth of award-worthy documentaries to consider. A few Netflix-exclusives were unavailable for preview, but we’ve got two features and a short film that seem perfect for most library video collections. Weigh in with your thoughts, and see which way the academy goes when the ceremony airs on Sunday, March 4

Oscar Doc Nominees 2017 | LJ Media Reviews

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.

Checking In, Going Out, Reading All Night | What We’re Reading


The Library Journal/School Library Journal gang is getting a little meta, reading books and articles about films and exhibitions they’ve seen, keeping their kids in red jammies, and enjoying—finally!—adult fiction.

2013 Oscar Docs | Video Reviews, February 15, 2013

Reviews of four of the Academy Award–nominated films for 2013 Best Documentary Feature: activism at the birth of the AIDS crisis, a Middle East conundrum, sexual abuse against women in the military, a musician and the overthrow of apartheid.

Oscar Nominees, Redux: Two More Documentary Reviews

Oscar Nominees, Redux: Two More Documentary Reviews