Frederick Wiseman

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Panic On the Streets of London: 5 songs for the U.K.

    ​By all indications, this probably isn't a fun time to be living in England. The British Empire continues to crumble, the Big Society is a joke, the commoners remain in the vise grip of Royal Wedding Fever, and, well, bands of rioting youth are laying waste to the major cities, smashing and burnin ... More >>

  • News

    December 29, 2010
  • Movies

    June 14, 2006

    Near Death

    A Romanian movie comes close to the essence of mortality

  • Movies

    April 5, 2006

    Operation European Freedom

    The propaganda films the Pentagon didn't want you to see

  • Movies

    April 13, 2005

    My Bloody Valentine

    'Head-On' plunges a mash note into the heart of punch-drunk love

  • Movies

    November 10, 2004

    The Second Road Map

    'Route 181' draws the line between human trauma and resilience

  • Movies

    December 3, 2003

    Massacre at Kubrick High

    The Steadicam goes on a rampage in 'Elephant'

  • Arts

    October 29, 2003

    This Must Be The Place

    In the documentary masterworks of Frederick Wiseman, ordinary people do battle with institutions--and the poetic tussles with the real

  • Movies

    April 9, 2003

    Film-Fest Pick Hits

    Favorites from the second week of the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival

  • News

    December 27, 2000

    Artists Of The Year

    From escapist entertainment to aesthetic ecstasy: Twenty-nine writers script valentines to twelve months of culture

  • Arts

    September 1, 1999

    Good Touch, Bad Touch

    Produced and abandoned, the made-in-Minnesota wrestling comedy The Naked Man falls into a Hollywood sleeper hold

  • Sports

    February 5, 1997