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.
Alex Gibney’s latest work of docu-journalism details the misinformation campaigns holding our social media (and sense of trust in institutions) hostage.
Young men wade into the waters of Trump-era politics, showing a haunting, hopeful glimpse of our political future.
FX’s new documentary compellingly charts Norma McCorvey’s journey from pro-choice activist to paid pro-life figurehead.
Nadia Hallgren’s Netflix film probes the post-presidency life of Michelle Obama, and the pressures she faces both in and out of the White House.
Maria Finitzo’s documentary celebrates female sexuality in all its varied forms.
David Simon and Ed Burns’ adaptation of the Philip Roth novel paints a harrowing picture of an alternate America that feels all too prescient.
Anabel Rodríguez Ríos’s documentary about tension in the small village of Congo Mirador is both singular and specific.
Clint Eastwood’s latest tests the limits of perception, even as it loses the script with its portrayal of the media.
Ryan Murphy’s first show for Netflix throws everything at the wall, and not all of it sticks.
In a year of TV series reaching their much-vaunted conclusions, Orange Is the New Black went out with a seventh season filled with drum-banging polemic.
Ulaa Salim’s tense, complex political thriller shines a light on the very modern terrors of far-right nationalism, and the radical violence that rises in response.
Antoine Fuqua’s HBO doc about the greatest fighter of all time is an intriguing, if uneven, dive into the man behind the myth.
Documentarian Penny Lane returns to our weekly interview podcast to talk about her deeply funny, insightful dive into The Satanic Temple.
HBO’s latest is a didactic lecture of a Brexit primer whose handsome performances hide a smug political nihilism.