Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

Dir. Alex Gibney Alex Gibney is one of the clubhouse leaders in documentaries that make you shake your head and/or your fist at the screen as you watch. His skill is in clarifying potentially difficult storylines, making the corporate or technical or financial jargon of his stories into simply understood narratives. In a different time,… Read More Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

Waltz with Bashir (2008)

Dir. Ari Folman The movie which is probably the clearest companion to Waltz with Bashir is Tower, the Keith Maitland documentary about the University of Texas shootings in 1966. Like Waltz with Bashir, Tower is primarily animated despite its status as documentary, and like Waltz with Bashir relies on interviews with witnesses to tell the story. They even end similarly: after… Read More Waltz with Bashir (2008)