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Documentary (genre)

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  • Police seek help in finding quilt stolen from Banneker museum

    Police seek help in finding quilt stolen from Banneker museum
    A quilt made by a prominent African-American textile artist and teacher was stolen during a burglary this month from the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Oella, where it was on loan. The red-and-gold quilt owned by Joan M.E. Gaither, a...
  • 'Pina' review: An exquisite piece of art about dance, even if you don't care about that

    'Pina' review: An exquisite piece of art about dance, even if you don't care about that
    ***1/2 (out of four) Disclaimer: I don’t care about dance, and I don’t know anything about it. So no one’s more shocked than I am at my reaction to writer-director Wim Wenders’ stunningly gorgeous documentary about German...
  • Movie review: 'Turtle: The Incredible Journey'

    Movie review: 'Turtle: The Incredible Journey'
    A solitary long-distance traveler with prehistoric cachet, the loggerhead turtle makes a compelling subject for a nature film, as the spectacularly shot, aptly named "Turtle: The Incredible Journey" demonstrates, if at times too feverishly. Director Nick...
  • Documentary honors ministers' storytelling art

    Documentary honors ministers' storytelling art
    The problem with preachers is that they preach. Their strength is their stories. Parrish Smith remembers how one put him to sleep and the other kept him awake. Now he introduces viewers to the difference in a new documentary trilogy, "The Scroll:...
  • 'Priest'

    'Priest'
    The title doesn't completely indicate what you'll get from this rather grim action-with-vampires adventure, which was a 3-D attraction in theaters. Paul Bettany plays the title cleric who goes to the rescue in a post-apocalyptic world when his niece (Lily...
  • 'The Conspirator'

    'The Conspirator'
    Of all the movies Robert Redford has directed, this one got the least theatrical distribution, but it still reflects the Oscar-winning filmmaker's knack for interesting stories and smart casting. It's the tale of Mary Surratt (played by Robin Wright),...
  • 'Jane Eyre'

    'Jane Eyre'
    A classic story comes to life anew as Mia Wasikowska ("Alice in Wonderland") takes the title role in Charlotte Bronte's saga. Orphaned when she was young, Jane becomes a governess in the household of the secretive Rochester (Michael Fassbender, "X-Men:...
  • 'Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest' review: Michael Rapaport can sort of kick it as a documentarian

    'Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest' review: Michael Rapaport can sort of kick it as a documentarian
    **1/2 (out of four) How did Q-Tip and Phife, best friends from Queens whose real names are obviously not Q-Tip and Phife, turn A Tribe Called Quest into one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time—before a falling-out derailed both the...
  • Roberts Blossom dies at 87; character played neighbor in 'Home Alone'

    Roberts Blossom dies at 87; character played neighbor in 'Home Alone'
    Roberts Blossom, a veteran character actor who played the old, white-bearded next-door neighbor who befriends young Macaulay Culkin in the hit movie "Home Alone," has died. He was 87. Blossom died Friday of natural causes at a nursing home in Santa...
  • HBO's 'Curt Flood' is still a story for our times

    HBO's 'Curt Flood' is still a story for our times
    "The Curious Case of Curt Flood" could hardly be more timely. The compelling documentary about the St. Louis Cardinals all-star centerfielder who made free agency possible for major league baseball players arrives Wednesday night on HBO in the middle...
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