Apple TV+’s Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry traces the music sensation’s rise to fame, without falling prey to the usual music doc cliches.
Netflix’s documentary about the soccer superstar is serviceable, but says nothing you haven’t heard before.
The colorful life of Australian diver and conservationist Valerie Taylor is examined in a fun and fascinating film.
Rodney Ascher’s psychedelic documentary takes seriously the idea that we’re all living in a simulation, and stirringly explores the parameters of that premise.
Superfan Edgar Wright directs a lovingly expansive documentary about legendary art rock band Sparks.
Nick Bilton’s documentary-slash-zoomer ethnography investigates whether you can game your way to social media fame.
The gimmick to Kevin Macdonald’s worldwide snapshot of 24 hours has lost its novelty this deep into the social media age.
Marilyn Agrelo’s documentary soaks you in the warm bath of nostalgia for Jim Henson’s long-running Muppet masterpiece.
Parker Hill and Isabel Bethencourt’s observational documentary takes us through the complexities of awkward teen girlhood.
Theo Anthony’s new documentary threads together film theory, politics, and philosophy to great success.
Debbie Lum’s engrossing documentary about scary-smart teens and the arduous college application process will make you both nostalgic for and glad to be done with high school.
The director of MLK/FBI talks about assembling a doc in a pandemic and what the ’60s can teach us about the movements of today.
January’s Criterion offerings include a box set of Bunuel’s final films, Martin Scorsese on Bob Dylan, and Bing Liu’s astonishing doc debut.
This documentary series gives short thrift to its adolescent athletes, much to its own detriment.
A quirky documentary series starring an indie Renaissance man might be just the thing to get you through these troubling times.
Netflix’s latest true-crime docuseries expands its scope not just to the famed LA murderer, but the community he […]
HBO’s documentary of golf great Tiger Woods suffers from a lack of participation from its subject, even as it charts his complicated home life and many personal scandals.
Empathetic, well-crafted filmmaking makes this profile on the specificities of autistic life both heartwarming and essential in its outreach.