Look at the history of the award for Best Picture. It is littered with bad choices that get more and more glaring over time as the titles that lost rise in popularity and prominence over those that won.
If history itself is comprised of human stories, great movies can make those stories feel even more immediate, more human. With that in mind, here are twenty-five of my favorite historical films, and the subjects they cover.
Spalding Gray was a unique, insightful and entertaining performer, who found ways to turn his life into his art. It's only fitting that that his life is told in his own words in And Everything is Going Fine.