Documentary

TIFF 2020 Review: A Documentary Round-up With ‘MLK/FBI,’ ’76 Days,’ and Werner Herzog

We review three documentaries, MLK/FBI, 76 Days, and Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds, at TIFF 2020. Directors include Werner Herzog, Sam Pollard, and new team Weixi Chen & Hao Wu.

TV Review: ‘Challenger: The Final Flight’ Shines a Light on the Disastrous Space Mission

Netflix has released "Challenger: The Final Flight," a new documentary series about the Challenger disaster. The revelatory documentary is among the best of the year.

TV Review: LeBron James Produced Series ‘Becoming’ Delivers Light, But Enjoyable Profiles of Celebrities

Becoming chronicles the inspirational life stories of world-class entertainers, musicians and athletes. Each episode follows a different celebrity back to their hometown as they revisit memorable loca...

TIFF 2020 Review: ‘I Am Greta’ Reintroduces an Activist Icon on Her Own Terms

Joseph Braverman reviews the inspiring documentary I Am Greta, which screened at 2020's Toronto International Film Festival, and is headed to Hulu.

7 Good

‘Jay Sebring…. Cutting to the Truth’ Review: A Fascinating Must-See

Jay Sebring…. Cutting to the Truth is a fascinating, family-made film about the swinging 60s celebrity hairstylist who revolutionized an industry and lived to the fullest. But, he wasn’t done yet when...

TIFF 2020 Review: ‘The Way I See It’ Takes Fly On The Wall Approach To Powerful Story

Former Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza's journey as a person with top secret clearance and total access to the President.

9 Amazing

TIFF 2020 Review: ‘Enemies of the State’ Cannot Find Consistency

An American family seeks refuge in Canada after their hacker son is targeted by the US government, in Sonia Kennebeck’s bizarre story of secrets and lies.

4 Poor

TIFF 2020 Review: ‘Inconvenient Indian’ is a rally cry in the continued fight for self-determination

Michelle Latimer's adaptation of Thomas King's book explores the cultural colonization of Indigenous peoples in North America.

TIFF 2020 Review: ‘American Utopia’ is a Collaboration Made in Heaven

Spike Lee documents the former Talking Heads frontman's brilliant, timely 2019 Broadway show, based on his recent album and tour of the same name.

9 Amazing
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