Robin Williams receives a heartfelt ode, wrapped in a PSA about the disease that led to his unique struggles.
Showtime’s docuseries about a love ’em & leave ’em con artist looks good but suffers from a lack of focus.
Johan von Sydow directs a touching, engaging documentary of a true one-of-a-kind performer.
Young men wade into the waters of Trump-era politics, showing a haunting, hopeful glimpse of our political future.
Josie Hess & Isabel Pepper direct a fascinating, inspiring look at a woman who found the life she never knew she wanted in porn.
Ramona S. Diaz’s latest documentary showcases Filipino journalist Maria Ressa’s fight against Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte.
Olympia Dukakis is given a warts-and-all portrait that highlights her tremendous power and the foibles of “no bullshit” Method acting.
Michael Phelps produces and narrates a heartfelt piece of mental health advocacy for Olympic athletes.
The heartthrob swaggers across the globe in full Daddy mode in Netflix’s latest bit of disposable travel-doc fluff.
The Ross brothers’ staged documentary about a closing Las Vegas bar tries to blend mediums but borders on exploitation instead.
Cristina Costantini & Kareem Tabsch’s new documentary looks at multihyphenate Walter Mercado’s impact to generally strong results.
Pat Kondelis’ docuseries about a sexual assault allegation blends information with ambiguity but blurs over important information in the process.
Dawn Porter offers up a heartfelt, accessible tribute to one of Congress’ most stalwart Civil Rights leaders.
The long-running true crime program gets a reboot to examine more murders in a slicker, but emptier, package.
David France’s gut-wrenching documentary on the state-sanctioned purge of GLBT people in Chechnya is an excellent expose of the atrocities and portrait of the heroes in Russia.
HBO’s new true-crime docuseries illuminates not just the Golden State Killer, but the woman who dedicated her life to catching him.
Kon Ichikawa’s seminal sports documentar about the 1964 Tokyo Olympics receives a pristine 4K restoration courtesy of The Criterion Collection.
The second doc about the disgraced lawyer in months makes the cardinal sin of avoiding its own viewpoints.