Star Trek Into Darkness
It's an exhilarating, though unfocused, look at how the country reached its tipping point, one that feels unfiltered in ways both good and bad.
| Original Score: B
Stirringly in-your-face documentary about the Arab Spring revolution is a priceless historical, human document.
The result may occasionally be more of a journalistic scrapbook than a Wisemanian all-points portrait, but the impact of seeing such unvarnished public activism in the raw can't be overestimated.
| Original Score: 3/5
The sociably close camerawork and vivid HD photography, which gains a kind of humid vibrance by night, foster the sense of being in the moment.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
An absolutely breathtaking and politically committed chronicle of the events that continue to shake the Middle East. Documentary film-making at its pinnacle.
A direct-cinema document of the Cairo protests that toppled Mubarak, Stefano Savona's film doesn't pretend that Egypt's resolution has yet won a lasting victory.
| Original Score: 3/4
The variations are many, but the theme is as consistent as the crowd that grows and strengthens throughout Savona's inside, traditional, vérité portrait of the uprising...