Documentary

Shirkers

Shirkers

I got the opportunity to see this film at the Montclair Film Festival, which was attended by the filmmaker herself, Sandi Tan. It's always fun to get a little peek inside...
Exit Through the Gift Shop

Exit Through the Gift Shop

What is art anyway? And how and where do art and commerce intersect? I suppose these are the central questions in this mockumentary / social critique. The problem is, of...
Sicko

Sicko

I've always found Michael Moore's movies interesting, but ultimately a little too Michael Moor-ish for their own good. The guy is a showman, a grandstander, a guy who...
Murderball

Murderball

Documentaries are always tough to judge. You must first care about the subject matter--or at least allow yourself to get drawn in if it's about something that you've...
Inside Deep Throat

Inside Deep Throat

I was told by someone to go rent this film, and if it wasn't one of the funniest movies I'd ever seen, she would never suggest another movie ever again. That someone...
Roger & Me

Roger and Me

Michael Moore has been both demonized and deified. He's almost as polarizing as the people he attacks. Some of this stems from his less than straight forward way of going...
Fahrenheit 911

Fahrenheit 911

In the wake of the crushing defeat that was the 2004 presidential election, I can't help but think that all the hype over this movie was just a bunch of overblown piling...
Bowling for Columbine

Bowling for Columbine

Michael Moore is a schlub. He's everything that Tisch Film School, dressed-all-in-black art-fart isn't--and he's ten times as smart. Sure he's altruistic, overly-sentimental...