Review: Scorsese Hits The Books With HBO's 'The 50-Year Argument'

29 September 2014, 5:45 pm

It is no longer sufficient, apparently, to simply read our favorite publications. We must follow them on Twitter, join their wine clubs and, increasingly, take in their documentary film portraits. R.J. Cutler’s The September Issue may be the starting point of the current mini-wave of mag-umentarie... Read More »

Tribute to a Hollywood great in Barrow

29 September 2014, 9:27 am

A TOWN’S independent cinema is set to pay tribute to Robin Williams with its latest screening this week.... Read More »

Tribute to a Hollywood great

29 September 2014, 8:20 am

A TOWN’S independent cinema is set to pay tribute to Robin Williams with its latest screening this week.... Read More »

IF Film Fest: Where Great Cinema Thrives

24 September 2014, 9:13 pm

Local film enthusiasts should be happy to know that our city will be hosting events next week that will proudly celebrate current independent cinema.... Read More »

Return to ‘Vietnam’ a powerful trip

18 September 2014, 9:12 pm

If you experience what Yogi Berra famously called, “deja vu all over again,” watching Rory Kennedy’s powerful and hugely relevant documentary “Last Days in Vietnam,” you are not alone. Featuring a grimly mournful score by Emmy Award-winner Gary Lionelli (HBO’s “Luck”), the film weave... Read More »

Madison Fall Arts Preview 2014: Film

12 September 2014, 10:44 pm

Madison's movie calendar plumps up in the fall as Sundance's screening room announces its offerings, the UW Cinematheque starts its semester, and the Spotlight Cinema and Duck Soup Cinema series return to the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Overture Center.... Read More »

Rory Kennedy releases documentary ‘Last Days in Vietnam’

11 September 2014, 8:43 pm

The documentarian and youngest child of Robert Kennedy finds the human story in the fall of Saigon.... Read More »

“Last Days in Vietnam”: Is the humiliation of 1975 about to be repeated?

4 September 2014, 4:15 pm

A mesmerizing documentary captures the trauma -- and the heroism -- of America's final exit from Southeast Asia... Read More »

‘Last Days in Vietnam’ is a testament to American courage

3 September 2014, 12:31 pm

On April 29, 1975, US radio in Saigon played Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” — code known to thousands of Americans living there that it was time to evacuate. Amazing details...... Read More »

'Last Days in Vietnam' Kicks Off September Films

3 September 2014, 2:26 am

Rory Kennedy's "Last Days in Vietnam" tops movie openers early this month, along with "Rocks in My Pockets," a soul-searching animation by feminist filmmaker Signe Baumane.... Read More »