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Crooked Lines

Crooked Lines

Slay the Dragon by George Wolf Before hitting play on Slay the Dragon, make sure you’re a good social distance away from Grandma’s fine china. Because you’re going to want…read more →

An Eye for Style

An Eye for Style

The Times of Bill Cunningham by Brandon Thomas In 1994, rookie producer Mark Bozek sat down with New York Times fashion and street photographer, Bill Cunningham. The casual chat about…read more →

Glass Houses

Glass Houses

The Edge of Democracy by George Wolf Documentaries can often be judged by how successful they are at showing us unfamiliar worlds. But for the Oscar-nominated The Edge of Democracy,…read more →

Read All About It

Read All About It

Scandalous: The True Story of the National Enquirer by George Wolf About 94 minutes into Scandalous, Mark Landsman’s completely engrossing documentary about tabloid journalism, you realize he’s buried the lede.…read more →

Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

Cold Case Hammarskjöld by Christie Robb Initially an exploration of the suspicious death of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld in 1961, Mads Brügger’s documentary Cold Case Hammarskjöld takes a sharp…read more →

Cry and Laugh Again

Cry and Laugh Again

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love by Hope Madden For fans, there is something endlessly fascinating about Leonard Cohen. Maybe it’s because, regardless of the volume of his work—songs, novels…read more →

No Treble

No Treble

The Quiet One by George Wolf Even as a child, Bill Perks felt the need to be a pack rat., saving and categorizing mementos from throughout his life. Usually, the…read more →