David France's How To Survive A Plague--about ACT UP, the activist group that was founded in fury against the lack of attention to AIDS--won a bunch of awards and 100% raves before being nominated for the Oscar for Best Documentary. The winner was Searching For Sugar Man--about the search for a mus ... More >>
I haven't been invited to see Lee Hirsch's Bully--the new documentary about anti-gay bullying among the young--a fact that reeks of an absurdity unrivaled since I wasn't invited to the Wigstock movie, for Chrissake! But I will surely see it, as has every other critic in America. And they praised i ... More >>
This week in the Voice, on newsstands now: I lay down the law with some music-related resolutions for 2012; Larry Blumenfeld talks to Jonathan Batiste about his traveling concerts on the subway (not just the platforms, the cars themselves); and Michaelangelo Matos profiles the techno-plus party The ... More >>
Michelle D. AndersonDonny Moss, documentary filmmaker, and Elizabeth Forel, president of CBHDC"Grains or Pigeon Feces?" "Will a person die next?" Those were some of the questions a group of horse advocates and animal-rights activists wanted tourists and New York residents to contemplate last ... More >>
"(Another documentary with a Big Media focus is 'Page One: A Year Inside The New York Times,' directed by Andrew Rossi.)" - Brooks Barnes writing for the New York Times Carpetbagger blog about what will very easily be one of the more amusing (or: a-snoozing?) documentaries at the Sundance Fil ... More >>
Eliot Spitzer's CNN show is finally on its way, and, yes, we will count down to it and enjoy the entire thing until the wait finally climaxes into the euphoria of seeing our former governor pound away at the 8 p.m. spot that Campbell Brown just couldn't take, and then we're gonna liveblog the ... More >>
Morgan Spurlock makes us look bad, plus (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine.
Michael Moore's Sicko and To Each His Own Cinema at Cannes
Searching for a lost relative in Warhol's Factory
Davis Guggenheim captures the ideals of the 'former next president'
A Pair of Documentaries Grapple With Fanaticism and Forgiveness