For a miniseries about Jack Johnson.
“It’s really about letting people get to know the Central Park Five as individuals.”
Ken Burns's astounding documentary is about disaster and survival, yes. But mostly it’s about clouds and faces.
With Meryl Streep as the voice of Eleanor.
More like "Ken Burns's Thoughts on Basically Everything."
[Slow pan across depress-o-ville photos.]
"What I reject is the idea that this has any intrinsic value whatsoever other than voyeurism."
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Wouldn't it be nice to have TV-doc legend Ken Burns pick the best baseball movies, or recent National Book Award nominee Nicole Krauss select the best confessionals?
This is easily the most riveting documentary we've seen since 'Man on Wire.'
Plus Ken Burns, Evan Rachel Wood, and Kelly Clarkson!