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Interview with Bar-Lev, part 3

Interview with Bar-Lev, part 3


PREVIOUSLY: Part I | Part II PK: So did you have particular filmmakers that inspired you to want to make movies? ABL: Yeah, I had...
By Peter Keough  |  September 06, 2010
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Review: The Tillman Story

An extraordinary convergence occurs about halfway through Amir Bar-Lev's infuriating, heartbreaking account of the life, death, and afterlife of NFL star turned problematic war hero Pat Tillman.
The fraud of war: a hero of our time
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 03, 2010
Interview with Amir Bar-Lev, part 2

Interview with Amir Bar-Lev, part 2


 In which Pvt. Tillman Meets Pvt. Lynch and Bar-Lev sees religion in everything. (Read Part I of my interview here.) PK: Also, military service was...
By Peter Keough  |  September 01, 2010
Interview with Amir Bar-Lev, director of "The Tillman Story"

Interview with Amir Bar-Lev, director of "The Tillman Story"


 Now that the Iraq War is over we can focus more of our anxiety, outrage, and depression on another flummoxed and bloody miscue, the war...
By Peter Keough  |  August 31, 2010
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Rocky Mountain low

Ever since Steven Soderbergh put what was a grade-Z resort town on the film-business map with sex, lies, and videotape in 1989, the Indies and foreigners essentially hijacked the Oscars.
A little frayed, the Sundance brand endures
By HARLAN JACOBSON  |  February 12, 2010
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My Kid Could Paint That

Marla Olmstead, the subject of Amir Bar-Lev’s absorbing documentary, at once reveals an artist’s temperament: dark moods, fits of inspiration, a reticence to discuss her work.
A layered art-world exploitation
By ALICIA POTTER  |  October 10, 2007