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Errol Morris

The Tabloid Truth of Errol Morris: A Video Interview

Alex Pasternack | Posted 09.24.2011 | Home
Alex Pasternack

There are plenty of things that make Tabloid newsworthy -- sex, Mormons, kidnapping, cloning -- but it was by total chance that Errol Morris' documentary opened in theaters just as the tabloid-worthy "British hacking scandal" was descending.

Weekend Agenda Muppets, Pool Parties, and Shopping in Shipping Containers.

| Kevin St. John | Posted 09.21.2011 | New York

Holy squirrels it's hot! You can either use the heat as an excuse to drink mojitos and put out like a fire-truck, or you can channel all that steam a...

'Tabloid': Beauty Queen + Mormon = A Hoot

Kristin McCracken | Posted 09.18.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Documentary-filmmaking icon Errol Morris presents the lurid, sultry tale of a former Miss Wyoming who just may have tied up a Mormon and had her way with him in the 70s. Or did she? Either way, it's timely.

ReThink Interview: Errol Morris, Director of Tabloid

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.16.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Tabloid tells the story of Joyce McKinney, a former beauty queen whose obsession with a man named Kirk Anderson led her to fly to England to bring him back. What happened after that depends on whether you believe Joyce or the British tabloids.

Errol Morris Digs The Dirt With Tabloid

Alex Simon | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home
Alex Simon

Tabloid tells the true story of Joyce McKinney, a former small town beauty queen with an IQ of 168 whose obsessive love for a Mormon missionary caused a tabloid scandal that took Britain by storm in late 1977 and '78.

The Racy Mormon Sex Scandal Behind 'Tabloid' Film

Posted 09.12.2011 | Religion

By Sean P. Means Salt Lake Tribune (RNS) Not even an Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker like Errol Morris is immune from the allure of a salaciou...

Live From the Toronto Film Festival: Last Day

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My last full day at the Toronto International Film Festival was a day of hits and misses.

Karen Schmeer Dead: Famed Film Editor Struck, Killed By Car In NYC

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


NYC Psychoanalytic Society Hosts Artist Jane McAdam Freud: The Edge of Analysis, Art and Politics

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Penelope Andrew

Situated among the countless arts organizations in New York City are enclaves of passionate culture hounds who gather under the auspices of psychoanalytic training institutes.

Interviewing Terry Gross

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Hood

There may be no better interviewer working today than Fresh Air host Terry Gross.

ReThinking Standard Operating Procedure: Yes, Virginia, We Really Do Torture

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

In light of a new report set to be released today from the CIA, I want to take another look at Standard Operating Procedure, Errol Morris' documentary about torture at Abu Ghraib.

Rethinking the Fog of War: McNamara, the Movie, the Monster

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Most of The Fog of War "lessons" reflect the powerful and painful humility of a man who knows he has made grave mistakes with graver consequences.

Sam Stein

Errol Morris, McNamara Documentarian: "There Are No Simple Answers" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The death of Robert McNamara at the age of 93 has re-ignited a debate about the legacy of the man and the event with which he is most often associated...

Errol Morris and the Passing of Robert McNamara

Brad Schreiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Schreiber

Morris said, "very few people today know about the firebombing and hardly anybody knows about Robert McNamara's role in the firebombing".

How Recent Documentary Films May Have Paved the Way to Embrace the Figure of Barack Obama

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

To look at the escalating popularity of the documentary film is to enter an interesting, complicated, and collectively psychoanalytic exploration of the role of desire and dreams in a time of mass confusion.

"America, Is That Really You?"

Andrew Sargus Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew Sargus Klein

When it comes down to it, we're being sold shitty beer really well, and there's something to be said for appreciating a 15-30 second spot that doesn't demean your capacity as a functioning adult.

Fonda, Sutherland, Streep Echo Trumbo & Brecht: FTA (1972) and Theater of War (2008)

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Parker, Brecht and Trumbo may have passed on, but anti-war and anti-poverty spirit continue in the genre of the documentary as practiced by the soothsayer Michael Moore.

Kim Morgan's Top Ten Movies Of 2008

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

2008, the year of death, decay and the wisdom of the beautiful loser. The year movie stars examined their own mortality and fading beauty via their on-screen persona.

My alternative Top 10

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When I assembled my 10-best films of the year, I did so with an eye on mainstream films. The year was so strong in that regard that it was still diffi...

Film No Evil

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

The self-funded Passion of the Christ brought in $611 million worldwide and counting, in part thanks to Christian groups such as Campus Crusade and Focus on the Family.

New Errol Morris Ad Campaign Features Republicans For Obama

Huffington Post | Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Academy Award winning documentarian Errol Morris has released a new ad campaign featuring republicans and independents who are voting for Obama. Fro...

The Smoking Gun

Errol Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Errol Morris

There are smoking guns for our prisoner abuse everywhere but people pretend they don't exist. How many torture memos does an administration have to promulgate before the public gets the idea they are promulgating torture?

Trailer: Standard Operating Procedure

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Watch a trailer for the new Errol Morris film "Standard Operating Procedure." ...

From the Berlinale: Standard Operating Procedure

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karin Badt

Just saw Errol Morris' Abu Ghraib documentary and it blew me away: the focussed concentration on the soldiers narrating those infamous pictures, each soldier framed alone on a wide-screen, calm and expressive.

Watch The Trailer For "Standard Operating Procedure"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Watch the trailer for "Standard Operating Procedure," the film by Errol Morris. ...