| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:08 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A death row inmate told relatives and a criminal profiler he killed Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman while O.J. Simpson waited nearby, a new documentary claims.
O.J. Simpson was tried and acquitted in the June 12, 1994, stabbing...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Ken Burns is a documentary making machine. His created series like Baseball, The Civil War and Jazz, all of which were immensely popular with the PBS crowd. He'll be at the Avon Theatre Sunday night for a screening of his film The Central Park Five...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
Starts Nov. 30, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
The art photographer Gregory Crewdson makes some of the most elaborate and expensive-to-produce pictures in the world....
| Nov 28, 2012
Here's the thing about directing our attention so fully and passionately toward bullying: The people most affected by it are sick of talking about it.
"Kids are at the eye-rolling stage with bullying," says Cynthia Lowen, producer and writer of the 2011...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:16 PM
"Just because he may have been a nasty little man and a nasty anti-Semite doesn't mean that his music is not as supreme as it is."
That assessment comes from a Richard Wagner scholar in the documentary "Wagner & Me" (at the Siskel Film Center through...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Director Roger Ingraham, along with two additional Stafford Springs residents and an international team of seekers, traveled to South Africa to document — and perhaps absorb — the spiritual lives of the Zulu. The resulting documentary, "The...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Waiting For Lightning
Dec. 7, call for showtimes, Criterion Cinemas, 86 Temple St., New Haven, (203) 498-2500, bowtiecinemas.com
"Goals can be dangerous." So says pro skateboarder Rodney Mullen about 35 minutes into Waiting for Lightning, a...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:44 PM
On Monday, we brought you news that Dave Grohl's filmmaking debut, "Sound City," would premiere next month at Sundance. Now, the Foo Fighters frontman has unveiled the trailer for the upcoming documentary, which is named after the film's subject: a grungy...
| Dec 6, 2012
*** (out of four)
Hindsight can be awfully depressing and frequently chilling.
You may already know the story of the five people in “The Central Park Five.” On April 19, 1989, a woman jogging in New York’s Central Park was beaten and...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:55 AM
"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...
| Oct 31, 2012
By Jacqueline Cutler They recall the days turning black, the winds whipping through towns, taking with them their family’s livelihoods, the soil on which they farmed. In those natural disasters, thousands died but no one is sure just how many....