Review: De Palma (Noah Baumbach/Jake Paltrow, 2015)

The prospect of an extended dialogue with a filmmaker about their career being released as its own feature film might raise a few red flags for some. Isn’t this something in the realm of what you find in the extras of DVDs or Blu-rays? Yet De Palma, a documentary about American director Brian De Palma, is… Read More Review: De Palma (Noah Baumbach/Jake Paltrow, 2015)

Review: Jim: The James Foley Story (Brian Oakes, 2016)

Sometimes, the best way to reclaim an image is to remove it from the picture completely. Via an opening title card, Brian Oakes’ documentary Jim: The James Foley Story states outright that it will not feature the culminating moments of the video that spawned this film’s creation. That video, which travelled the world in 2014,… Read More Review: Jim: The James Foley Story (Brian Oakes, 2016)