Lake of Fire (2007)
"The film shows shocking footage of actual abortions in progress and the remains of aborted fetuses, as well as the appalling images of murdered abortion clinicians and the horrifying testimonies of pro-life fanatics who are convinced all abortionists shou "
Pressure Cooker (2009)
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
"A portrait of Dalton Trumbo, the writer who defied HUAC. Joan Allen, Paul Giamatti, Liam Neeson, David Strathairn and Donald Sutherland, among others, read excerpts from Trumbo's letters. Moving and compelling. Must see. "
"Michael Moore takes on the US health care system. His in your face style may annoy some people, but he lets you know he's in favor of socialized medicine and, to be fair, he wisely presents AMA spokespersons, doctors and others who claim put health care i "
"At age 59, Meat Loaf launches a worldwide tour for his album, Bat Out Of Hell III, with new stagings of some of his iconic songs. This fabulous rock doc is a first time look at Meat's grueling artistic process. It's amazing. "
Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 (2008)
"This 'replay' of a legendary football game between undefeated Harvard and Yale teams for the 1968 championship is terrific sport. The title may reveal the results, but the plays, commentaries and remembrances are gripping--even if you're not a football fa "
The End of America (2008)
"This gripping documentary details the ten step blueprint Hitler and other dictators used to subvert democratic process and personal freedoms. Then it compares historical events with what's happening in America today. Scary stuff. "
"Designer Jay McCarroll got his first 15 minutes of fame by winning reality TV's "Project Runway." This doc follows the fledgling as he preps for the 11 minute professional runway show that can make or break his career. "
"Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne set out to make a memorial about his best friend, Dr. Andrew Bagby, with the intention of giving the tribute to Dr. Bagby's son, Zachary, so the boy--unborn at the time of Dr. Bagby's brutal murder, would know about the father whom h "
Prima Ballerina (2009)
Planet B-Boy (2007)
"Great entertainment backed with profound social and cultural insight about the worldwide grass roots importance of breakdancing. After admiring the dancers' athleticism, you'll want to hit the gym. "
Bigger, Stronger, Faster* (2008)
"Chris Bell's very personal documentary, tracking how steroid use influenced his body building family's game, health and interpersonal relationships, is neither an apology nor a hard-lined expose about doping. "
American Teen (2008)
A Walk to Beautiful (2008)
"Five young Ethiopian women doomed to social ostracism and physical misery because of 'obstetric fistulas' walk miles to get treatment and reclaim their lives, and in doing so, march straight into our hearts. "
Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)
"A shocking expose about the American military's use of torture to get confessions--not always truthful ones--from prisoners suspected of terrorism. This is the kind of film that can make a difference! "
"Alex Gibney's documentary about bad boy journalist Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is both a memorial exaltation and a lament. Gibney's masterful style balances verite and dramatic effect. He doesn't doesn't tell you what to think, but spurs you to think. "
A Man Named Pearl (2008)
Okuribito (Departures) (2009)
Easy Virtue (2009)
Terminator Salvation (2009)
My Neighbor, My KIller (2009)
Rudo y Cursi (2009)
The Limits of Control (2009)
X-Men Origins - Wolverine (2009)
The Soloist (2009)
American Violet (2009)
"Roberta Grossman's film is a moving portrait of the heroic Hannah, often referred to as a modern Joan of Arc, but whose story also reminds us of another beloved Holocaust diarist and victim, Anne Frank. "
Every Little Step (2009)
"An all access pass to the intimate behind-the-scenes process of casting and rehearsing the revival of the beloved Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line." If you're a fan of the show, you'll love this movie. If you're not familiar with the show, you'll be an in "
Nursery University (2009)
"Something about the flatness of Culkin's eternally dull expression makes him a difficult character to care about -- a fundamental problem since Scott is meant to be the heart and soul of Martini's sedentary film. "
Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)
Observe and Report (2009)
"Using magnificent underwater footage shot by someone else, Werner Herzog creates fascinating travelogue that takes us to wonderous and remote Antarctica, a place few humans have visited. But, surrounded by natures majesty and mysteries, all Herzog really "
Waltz with Bashir (2008)
The Order of Myths (2008)
"Mobile and its still-segregated Mardi Gras tradition seem to be world unto themselves, presented without reference to the wider world's pressing issues--the failing economy, environmental concerns, war in Iraq. The documentary's impressive compilation of "
The Garden (2008)
"A beautiful portrait of a unique downtown LA community of poor Mexican-Americans who've turned urban blight into a marvelous garden and fight a developer determined to shut them down. A moving, inspiring documentary. "
Man on Wire (2008)
"Man On Wire's cinematic tension that in the wire Philippe Petit balanced on as he walked between the Twin Towers in the history-making high wire stunt shown in this compelling documentary. The film's also a poignant memorial to the hallowed Twin To "
"Director, Anna Broinowski, and her illusive subject, the scheming best-selling author Nancy Khouri, are locked in a cat and mouse game, but you're never quite sure who's playing which role. Their compelling competition of wits turns this documentary into "
Guest of Cindy Sherman (2008)
"Cindy Sherman has disavowed this documentary, but the film proves to be a very satisfying cinematic collaboration between the art star, her art world insider ex and his huge cache of fascinating footage, and a story-shaping docs director with excellent ed "
"It would be nice to be able to call The Cross a mockumentary. But the director's Christian Broadcasting background makes it extremely unlikely that his intention was provide viewers with a good laugh at the expense of the Blessitt Arthur. "
Fast & Furious (2009)