Thursday Apr 10
The Japan Times
Flamboyant descent into the heart of darkness
He's been on the road promoting his film for about a year now, but that doesn't mean Joshua Oppenheimer is any less passionate about his Oscar-winning documentary, "The Act of Killing."
Thursday Apr 10
The Raid 2's cop hero brings fists, knees and elbows for more insane Indonesian action
If The Raid 2: Berendal isn't the most violent movie ever, it's not for lack of trying.
In These Times
Cambodia's Ghost Cinema
One of the takeaways of The Missing Picture is the inescapable void left by totalitarian destruction-if you destroy the materials of memory, eventually memory will die.
Sight and Sound
Ugly ducklings? Fluxus docs at True/False 2014
The closing night film of the 11th True/False was Richard Linklater 's superb Boyhood .
Act of Killing' director hopes U.S. will admit genocide role
Watching former gangsters and paramilitary leaders proudly reenact scenes from Indonesia's military-led mass killings of 1965-66 in the Oscar-nominated documentary, "The Act of Killing," it's easy to forget the role of outside countries.
The Straits Times
The Act Of Killing to screen in Singapore in May at South-east Asian Film Festival
Bafta-award-winning documentary The Act Of Killing will be among 20 films making its Singapore premiere at the South-east Asian Film Festival in May. The film by Joshua Oppenheimer, which was also up for the Academy Award for Best Documentary this year, looks at the Indonesian killings of 1965-1966, an anti-Communist purge where over half a million ... (more)