| 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...
| 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 9, 2012
| 1:21 PM
It's not just that Akira Kurosawa's 1950 “Rashomon” brought Japanese film to the west; or that it introduced to us the young, rising Toshiro Mifune; or that its title has become the universal shorthand for the uncertainty of the truth, as seen...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured distant reaches of the universe over the past 22 years, but with the end of the space shuttle program, has not been repaired since 2009. A filmmaker is challenging that decision with the documentary "Saving Hubble"...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Next week promises to be a big one for fans of the Rolling Stones, with a new three-CD anthology due out Tuesday and a career-overview documentary set to premiere Thursday night on HBO.
Now listeners can get a deeper (and perhaps less authorized) look at...