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Netflix’s ‘Sr.’ is a personal (albeit unfocused) view into a beloved counterculture director

A loving portrait of a father spearheaded by his famous son.

On Dec 5, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Fire of Love’ blends volcanic wonder with an emotional love story

The documentary is now streaming on Disney+.

On Nov 15, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Netflix’s ‘Descendant’ is a prescient unveiling of a legacy long suppressed

It's about much more than a discovered slave ship.

On Oct 24, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Matt Walsh fans are trolling Eventbrite for canceling screenings of his transphobic documentary

They are very mad.

On Sep 8, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘Halftime’ is a fascinating but conventional view as Jennifer Lopez takes on 2 career highlights

She pulls back the curtain during a rather momentous few months in her life.

On Jun 17, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘The Janes’ is a look into the past—but its mind is on the future

The organization worked in secret and performed more than 11,000 abortions before Roe v. Wade.

On Jun 9, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Did the Daily Wire actually get hit with a DDoS attack during the launch of its transphobic new documentary?

Some people are skeptical.

On Jun 3, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘Navalny’ is a tense watch that has the feel of a thriller

The Russian opposition leader is front and center.

On May 26, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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SXSW: ‘Diamond Hands: The Legend of WallStreetBets’ shatters Reddit bro stereotypes

The film is organized chaos, spoken in the voice of the internet.

On Mar 16, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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A fake company duping trans people into joining a documentary appears to be the work of the Daily Wire’s Matt Walsh

The Gender Unity Project may not be what it seems.

On Feb 8, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘Lucy and Desi’ is a conventional and intimate look at one of TV’s most famous couples

Amy Poehler's documentary puts the spotlight on Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz as individuals.

On Jan 24, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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This week in streaming: A Q&A with the director of ‘Flee’

Plus: A review of 'A Castle for Christmas.'

On Dec 8, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Flee’ pushes the boundaries of animation to recount one refugee’s journey

The medium was partly a necessity.

On Dec 7, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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Apple TV+ documentary ‘The Velvet Underground’ is a trippy entryway into an influential band

Todd Haynes' documentary explores its ties with Andy Warhol.

On Oct 15, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘My Name is Pauli Murray’ takes you through the life of a trailblazer

It's a fascinating looking into one person's life.

On Oct 12, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski