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Documentary (genre)

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  • 'Zero Dark Thirty' named best 2012 film by National Board of Review

    "Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's drama about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, was named the best film of the year Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. The movie, set to open in limited release Dec. 19, took home two other...
  • Coffee-table books

    Coffee-table books
    Art Nouveau Norbert Wolf Prestel, $75 The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art....
  • Book review: 'Westmoreland' by Lewis Sorley

    Book review: 'Westmoreland' by Lewis Sorley
    Reading Lewis Sorley's scalding biography of Army Gen. William Westmoreland, "Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam," is like watching a slow-motion replay of an oncoming train wreck. The result of this collision is known: failure of the U.S....
  • Book review: 'Flashback' by Dan Simmons

    Book review: 'Flashback' by Dan Simmons
    Flashback A Novel Dan Simmons Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown: 560 pp., $27.99 Marcel Proust, the great author of memory, gets a swift kick in the pants in Dan Simmons' latest novel of an apocalyptic future, "Flashback." Remember all that stuff Proust...
  • Book review: 'Between a Rock and a Hot Place' by Tracey Jackson

    Book review: 'Between a Rock and a Hot Place' by Tracey Jackson
    Sometimes you just want someone to tell it to you straight. You may look and feel better than your grandmother or even your mother did at 50 but the idea that 50 is anything like 30, Tracey Jackson practically screams, is either a marketing scam or a line...
  • The Siren's Call: Apocalyptic world? Forget about it!

    The Siren's Call: Apocalyptic world? Forget about it!
    Marcel Proust, the great author of memory, gets a swift kick in the pants in Dan Simmons' latest novel of an apocalyptic future, "Flashback" (Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown: 560 pp., $27.99). Remember all that stuff Proust wrote about memories returning to...
  • Best Of 2011: Manny Hernandez

    Best Of 2011: Manny Hernandez
    Celebrity photographer, Mannyhernandez.com 1. Michael's Genuine 130 N.E. 40th St., Miami, 305-573-5550, Michaelsgenuine.com The brunch is simply amazing. I like it better than dinner. Gotta try my favorite — the breakfast pizza, house-smoked...
  • Foreign correspondence: Capturing the Arctic wild

    Foreign correspondence: Capturing the Arctic wild
    What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit. Florian Schulz, 36, is from an area near the Alps in southern Germany, but his...
  • Sundance close-up

    Sundance close-up
    PARK CITY, Utah — The stars have gone home. Or, that's what they tell me. It's the sixth day of 2011's 11-day Sundance Film Festival, and the preening, posing, promoting magazine faces have returned to the Los Angeles smog to troll for their next...
  • Review: Errol Morris' Tabloid

    Review: Errol Morris' Tabloid
    Joyce McKinney in Tabloid One of the turning points in the life of Joyce McKinney, and there have been several, took place where these things so often do: at a Hard Rock Cafe. McKinney, a blond, chesty and goldfish-eyed Southerner who doesn't so much...
  • The dying of the Limelight

    The dying of the Limelight
    Billy Corben. Photo by Beth Black As a documentary filmmaker who has interviewed drug dealers, hit men, international pop stars, college athletes, big-city politicians and at least one person who murdered and dismembered his roommate, Billy Corben...