A look at Oscar’s 15 documentary feature hopefuls

Posted by · 9:08 am · January 19th, 2011

While Guy has been surveying the foreign field, I’ve been diving in elsewhere. It has been considered a banner year for documentary filmmaking. So naturally, the Best Documentary Feature race has been an interesting one to watch since the season’s early days.  Two months ago the Academy announced 15 finalists (whittling it down from 101 […]

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PGA nominates documentaries

Posted by · 9:22 am · December 3rd, 2010

Via press release, the nominees are: “Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer” “Earth Made of Glass” “Inside Job” “Smash His Camera” “The Tillman Story” “Waiting for Superman”

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Richard Tillman does Bill Maher

Posted by · 9:58 am · September 28th, 2010

Brother of Pat Tillman, subject of the documentary “The Tillman Story.” From the September 24 episode of “Real Time,” a fantastic interview (and if I heard Maher correctly, his only appearance to promote the film): By the way, from the same episode (despite the error in plot description): New Rule: If they’re going to make […]

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