Tag: joshuaoppenheimer

Review: THE LOOK OF SILENCE Mixes Journalism, Art, And Sophisticated Storytelling

Since I saw it back at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act Of Killing has lived up to my early impression, namely, that it is truly one of the great films of all time, documentary...

Toronto 2014 Review: THE LOOK OF SILENCE Is A Film For The Ages

Since I saw it back at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act Of Killing has lived up to my early impression - that the work is truly one of the great films of all time,...

Review: THE ACT OF KILLING Induces Nightmares From Real Life

Easily one of this decade's most important and most harrowing documentaries, The Act of Killing is a shattering take on the nature of evil. The conceit of the documentary is unique to the form. Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer traveled to Indonesia...

Watch Two Clips From Acclaimed Documentary THE ACT OF KILLING

Joshua Oppenheimer's acclaimed documentary The Act Of Killing begins a theatrical run that will take it to thirty cities across America tomorrow and a pair of clips from the film have been released to show audiences why the film has...

Art Doesn't Matter...Until It Does: Joshua Oppenheimer on THE ACT OF KILLING

When I first watched The Act of Killing in March, I predicted that it would be a hard film to beat as the best film of the year. I still stand by that statement. It's an astonishing film that needs...

DocsBarcelona 2013 Awards Top Prize To THE ACT OF KILLING

Already feted in Berlin, Telluride and reviewed by Jason Gorber at TIFF for Twitch last year, The Act of Killing continues to impact on jury members and festival goers alike.  This time, DocsBarcelona wrapped up five days of shenanigans by...