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Feature: Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best

Actors Ryan O’Nan and Michael Weston have extensive film and television credits, but these days they’re best known as the Brooklyn Brothers. That’s the name of the unusual band they play in the quirky new indie film comedy Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best… more »

Review: The Sons of Tennessee Williams

For a film about gay men who love to dress up in outrageous costumes, The Sons of Tennessee Williams is surprisingly bland. Tim Wolff’s documentary exploring the history of gay Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans offers occasionally moving testimony f… more »

Review: Programming the Nation?

Watching Programming the Nation? is likely to increase your paranoia level exponentially. Jeff Warrick’s documentary about subliminal messaging in advertising and other forms of communication will make you question your motivations every time you make a… more »

Review: Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story

In recent years there have been documentaries chronicling fanatical devotees of scrabble (Word Wars), crossword puzzles (Wordplay) and video games (The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters), among other things. You could call it the genre of obsessive tri… more »

Review: And Everything Is Going Fine

Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh chose exactly the right voice to tell the story of Spalding Gray in his new documentary portrait And Everything is Going Fine. It’s that of Gray himself, who forged a distinguished career as a master monologist who mined his o… more »