Ross McElwee

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Ross McElwee and son look back

The films of Harvard professor Ross McElwee serve as an intimate, ongoing first-person document of his life, so I was somewhat surprised when he preferred answering questions about Photographic Memory , his ninth feature-length documentary, via email.
Time machine
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 16, 2012

Review: Photographic Memory

Near the conclusion of Ross McElwee's 1993 film, Time Indefinite , we witnessed the birth of his son, Adrian.

By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 16, 2012

Local culler

For peddling some not-for-sale DVDs to a dubious Internet customer, local critic Paul Sherman found himself in the middle of an FBI sting, removed from his reviewing posts at the Boston Herald and the Improper Bostonian , and under voluntary house arr
Paul Sherman’s Big Screen Boston
By GERALD PEARY  |  April 22, 2008