Tag: documentary

BIG SHOT: Sherman’s March

In Sherman’s March, Ross McElwee and his camera barrel through the South on a tour-de-force of twenty-something self-doubt and heartbreak. Such navel-gazing terrain is not my usual purview, as it’s rare that self-indulgence pays off as much for the viewer as it does for the filmmaker. It’s supposed allow for easy alignment between the film...

BIG SHOT: Sherman’s March

In Sherman’s March, Ross McElwee and his camera barrel through the South on a tour-de-force of twenty-something self-doubt and heartbreak. Such navel-gazing terrain is not my usual purview, as it’s rare that self-indulgence pays off as much for the viewer as it does for the filmmaker. It’s supposed allow for easy alignment between the film...

BIG SHOT: The Exiles

[embedded content] Yvonne, sweet-faced and wrapped in a white coat that throws an ethereal glow over her, wanders the floor of the Grand Central Market. She is enchanted by the abundance of the place, walking dreamily, idling over a bottle of pop as commerce swirls around her, lingering as long as she can before climbing...