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Page One: Inside the New York Times Trailer

Featuring our lifelong pal, David Carr. Oscar doc race is already looking, once again, like the category featuring the best films of the year. It's usually the doc race or the foreign language race, or the shorts. ¬†Very rarely is it the…

PBS Alert: Waste Land and Stonewall Uprising

Oscar-nominated documentary Waste Land aired on PBS Independent Lens last Tuesday, but I didn't notice the listing in time give a heads up. Luckily, Independent Lens re-broadcasts Sunday evening in many areas, so check your local…

2010 IDA Documentary Awards Winners

Not among yesterday's documentary nominees from the PGA, Waster Land is nevertheless on the Oscar Doc short list. Two top honors yesterday from the International Documentary Association keep it very much in play. Earlier this year…

PGA Announces Documentary Feature Nominations

And they are, as follows: The nominated films, listed below in alphabetical order, are: CLIENT 9: THE RISE AND FALL OF ELIOT SPITZER EARTH MADE OF GLASS INSIDE JOB SMASH HIS CAMERA THE TILLMAN STORY WAITING FOR ‘SUPERMAN’

Oscar Doc Short List

Another Deadline exclusive ahead of the Academy announcement - correction! This was not an exclusive by Deadline. The AMPAS has written me specifically to correct this. It was a standard press release, not given to any one site in…

The Tillman Story Agitates the Right

One of 2010's most powerful docs is The Tillman Story, which finally tells the whole truth about what really happened to pro football player Pat Tillman when he was shot by friendly fire while hunting down the Taliban. The military…

Restrepo filmmakers talk with Rachel Maddow

With a current score of 86 on metacritic, Restrepo is right behind Toy Story 3 and Winter's Bone in the top tier of most acclaimed movies of the year. WSJ's Joe Morgenstern gives the film it's highest rating among a dozen other…

Stonewall Uprising, trailer & poster

Along with 8: The Mormon Proposition, which opened last weekend, and last year's Outrage, Stonewall Uprising is part of an important wave of gay activist documentaries seeming to crest in the wake of Gus Van Sant's Oscar-winner, Milk.…

The Tillman Story, trailer & poster

Destined to be one of the most important documentaries of the year, The Tillman Story would already be compelling enough on the merits of its own tragic subject matter. The movie expands in significance when the misguided actions,…