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  1. filmmaking
    I’ll Be Gone in the Dark and the Power of Point of ViewVeteran documentary filmmaker Liz Garbus breaks down the process behind the HBO miniseries’ delicate balance of true crime and personal trauma.
  2. chat room
    On the Record Directors Discuss Allegations, Oprah and What Me Too Didn’t ChangeKirby Dick and Amy Ziering talk Russell Simmons and their unexpected split with their powerful producer: “We had no idea how this would turn out.”
  3. movie review
    The Painter and the Thief Is a Sexy, Strange Not-Quite-Love StoryAn artist finds a muse in the man who stole her work in this arresting documentary, now on Hulu, VOD, and in theaters.
  4. movie review
    Michelle Obama Doc Becoming Is a Guarded Look at Life After the White HouseThe new film, part of the Obamas’ deal with Netflix, shows the former First Lady reveling in the freedom to not engage.
  5. movie review
    You Could Watch Beastie Boys Story, But Really, Why Not Just Read Their Book?Spike Jonze’s Apple TV+ documentary, featuring Mike D and Ad-Rock, is a surprisingly staid act of fan service.
  6. trailer mix
    Crip Camp Trailer: A Salute to the Summer Getaway That Spawned a MovementThe Barack and Michelle Obama–produced documentary premieres on Netflix this month.
  7. my single is dropping
    Taylor Swift’s New Song ‘Only the Young’ Encourages Fans to Get PoliticalHer single from the Miss Americana soundtrack is out now.
  8. movie review
    The Jesus Is King Movie Is for Kanye Completists OnlyWhich, like, obviously.
  9. movie review
    Let’s Talk About the Other Creepy Clown MovieThere are Joker fans, and then there are the disciples of Wrinkles the Clown.
  10. art
    Narcissister’s Documentary About Her Pornographic Performance Art and Her MotherThe masked gender provocateur reveals the poignant family story behind her subversive practice.
  11. movie review
    See Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood for More Than Just the DirtThe dirt is what you come for in Matt Tyrnauer’s documentary profile of the “pimp to the stars.” But what you get is deeper and more mysterious.
  12. movie review
    Three Identical Strangers Is a Stunning and Troubling Real-Life MysteryThis documentary begins as a goofy, believe-it-or-not tabloid story and slowly drifts into darker waters — the realm of horror, then of tragedy.
  13. ‘From One Guy to Another’: Worth 18 MinutesComedians and longtime UCB performing partners Jackie Jennings and James Dwyer made a pledge this time last year: to spend one full day […]
  14. oscars 2018
    Last Men in Aleppo Producer Secures Last-Minute Visa to Attend the OscarsSyrian filmmaker Kareem Abeed has been fighting to enter the U.S. despite Trump’s travel ban.
  15. Watch the Trailer for the Documentary Frank SerpicoNo, not the Al Pacino cop. The real one.
  16. See Gay Talese Lurk in the Shadows in New Clip From VoyeurA documentary about the author’s experience writing The Voyeur’s Motel.
  17. the industry
    Harry Potter Documentary Will Provide a History of Magic on the BBCHave your wands (and DVRs) at the ready.
  18. The Problem With Apu Trailer Asks: Is Apu From The Simpsons a Minstrel?“I should be happy, but there’s still one man who haunts me: Apu Nahasapeemapetilon.”
  19. true crime
    The Keepers Director Ryan White Got the Idea for His Netflix Series From His MomHe says it’s “completely possible” that his show could lead to answers in Sister Cathy’s unsolved murder case.
  20. documentary
    The Truth About the Guggenheim’s Golden-Toilet ArtistYou can now see the Maurizio Cattelan documentary.
  21. We Asked Rashida Jones About Her First Concert Which She Described As ‘Magic’The King of Pop delivered.
  22. the industry
    James Cameron Is Making a Docuseries About the History of Sci-Fi for AMCHe’s already done his homework.
  23. generation kkk
    A&E Is Airing Generation KKK, an Eight-Part Docuseries, in 2017The series dives into the inner workings of the KKK.
  24. oscar race
    Weiner, O.J. Simpson Doc Make Oscars Feature-Documentary Short ListIs this the race Weiner wins?
  25. firsts
    Watch the Trailer for a Documentary About Disney’s First Black AnimatorFloyd Norman: An Animated Life is on Netflix now.
  26. roll clip!
    J. Cole Gets Jump on Surprise Album With Surprise Documentary Eyez4 Your Eyez Only will be released on December 9.
  27. elvis presley
    Have Mercy! An Elvis Presley Documentary Is Coming to HBOA three-hour, two-part look at the legend’s life and music.
  28. Eagles of Death Metal to Star in a New HBO Documentary About the Paris AttacksColin Hanks will direct.
  29. damn fine trailer
    Watch the Trailer for David Lynch: The Art LifeHe really is a man from another place.
  30. trailer mix
    Remember When Roseanne Ran for President?“I have balls bigger than anybody.”
  31. Tickled Documentary Subjects Accost FilmmakersNobody is laughing here.
  32. movie review
    Weiner Is a Sobering Behind-the-Scenes Look at Anthony Weiner’s ImplosionThis is a tabula rasa documentary — one of the most provocative of its kind I’ve seen.
  33. upfronts 2016
    Hulu Gets Ron Howard’s Beatles DocumentaryFrom the Upfronts!
  34. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Weiner“This is the worst. Doing a documentary on my scandal.”
  35. goodbyes
    Nora Ephron’s Son Made a Touching Film About HerWhy did a woman so committed to full transparency choose to be so guarded about the greatest battle of her life?
  36. the industry
    HBO Acquires Documentary on James Foley, the Reporter Who Was Beheaded by ISISIt’s called Jim: The James Foley Story.
  37. feminism
    Watch Charli XCX’s Doc on Feminism in MusicPussy power indeed.
  38. roll clip!
    Diddy Shares Surprise MMM Behind-the-Scenes DocCome for the drums, stay for the semi-relatable inspiration.
  39. movie reviews
    You Won’t Know Whether to Laugh, Cry, or Scream at (T)error The documentary delves deeply into discomforting truths and lies.
  40. movie reviews
    Finders Keepers Captures Something IneffableThe documentary accomplishes a lot in 82 svelte minutes.
  41. movies
    The Cast and Crew of Back to the Future Reminisce in New DocumentaryGreat Scott!
  42. movie reviews
    Welcome to Leith Depicts Very Real MonstersThe terrifying documentary concerns a small town of neo-Nazis in North Dakota.
  43. movie reviews
    Being Evel Is an Entertaining Warts-and-All FilmThe documentary doesn’t shy away from the darkness of the iconic performer’s life.
  44. movie review
    Listen to Me Marlon Is a Searching Documentary in Brando’s Own WordsTaken from hundreds of hours of audiotapes he made over the decades as well as home movies and interview footage.
  45. movie review
    Winehouse Documentary Amy Reveals the Lethal Effects of Celebrity Is it a profile or an autopsy?
  46. Nina Simone’s Impossible — But Necessary — DemandsA new doc revisits the singer’s legacy. 
  47. trailer mix
    Watch the What Happened, Miss Simone? TrailerNetflix’s new Nina Simone doc.
  48. first look
    Watch the Most-Gored Matador in Modern HistoryPremiering at the Tribeca Film Festival.
  49. trailer mix
    The Trailer for the First Authorized Kurt Cobain Doc Is Pretty Revealing Montage of Heck.
  50. customer rewards
    Raekwon Sure Knows How to Make Enticing Crowd-Funding RewardsWant Raekwon and Ghostface Killah to review your mixtape? Just pony up a couple hundred bucks for their Purple Tape Files documentary.
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