Finding independent films that may or may not receive wider distribution, as well as talking to filmmakers anxious to answer questions about their work, are great reasons to travel to the Provincetown Film Festival.
Echo in the Canyon is a sublimely moving documentary celebration of a nonpareil moment when, a half century ago, the Southern California scene boasted giants of music.
It’s worth pointing out that Martin Scorsese’s documentaries, especially his music-based ones, can be as powerful as his fictional work.
The P-Town Fest was the site of several first-rate documentaries.
Director Howard Hawks’ signature statement was the depiction of the American (or mostly American) male group with a task to accomplish.
For all its bite, Fall is oddly endearing, too, leavening its harsh portrait of money-madness with aw-shucks moments of solidarity and kindness.
John DeLorean remains an unwieldy figure whose story is difficult to frame — the new film leaves much unreported and unexplored.
The Dead Don’t Die is a satiric trifle, but a cleverly amusing one.
What happens when a dubious scientific experiment yields unexpected results?
Joanna Hogg refuses by aesthetic principle to put a lot of inflection into her scenes, steering them away from melodrama and even heated drama. As a result, some episodes are half-baked, sketchy, and flat.