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  1. Drafthouse, Participant Acquire U.S. Rights to Joshua Oppenheimer's 'The Look of Silence'

    10:41 am PDT 08/27/2014
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    The documentary is a companion piece to Oppenheimer's 2014 Oscar-nominated 'The Act of Killing' READ MORE

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  2. Toronto: Beau Willimon, Michael Moore, Sue Kroll Set for Industry Summit

    1:33 pm PDT 08/14/2014
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    Directors Frank Marshall and Joshua Oppenheimer and ESPN Films' Dan Silver headline the festival's Doc Conference. READ MORE

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  3. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 3

    7:01 am PST 02/28/2014
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    A member of the Academy's executives branch talks THR's Scott Feinberg through his picks: "Gravity" is "spiritual," I'm voting for "the 'Captain Phillips' guy" and "Dallas Buyers" makeup succeeds in making stars "look like they're really dying!" READ MORE

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  4. 5 Filmmakers on Their Remarkable Journeys to the 86th Oscars (Video)

    3:36 pm PST 02/24/2014
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    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg recently moderated an in-depth conversation with the nominated directors of "The Act of Killing," "The Broken Circle Breakdown," "Frozen," "The Great Beauty" and "20 Feet from Stardom." READ MORE

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  5. 5 Oscar-Nominated Filmmakers on the Making of Their Films

    10:00 am PST 02/12/2014
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    At the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the directors of 'Frozen,' 'Twenty Feet From Stardom,' 'The Act of Killing,'The Great Beauty,' and 'The Broken Circle Breakdown' discuss the challenges of making their films. READ MORE

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  6. Werner Herzog to Executive Produce Joshua Oppenheimer's 'Act of Killing' Follow-Up

    5:10 am PST 02/04/2014
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    Herzog is partnering with Errol Morris to back "The Look of Silence," which Oppenheimer says will approach the same Indonesian genocide as his Oscar-nominated doc, but from a new angle. READ MORE

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  7. Oscar-Nominated Doc 'The Act of Killing' Stirs Debate in China

    5:01 am PST 01/23/2014
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    Local newspaper coverage of the film, which explores the mass killing of accused communists and ethnic Chinese in Indonesia in the 1960s, has inspired a wave of outcry on Chinese social media. READ MORE

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  8. European Film Awards: 'The Great Beauty' Takes Top Prize

    1:28 pm PST 12/07/2013
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    Italy's Oscar candidate takes best film, actor and director trophies while Cannes winner "Blue Is the Warmest Color" is snubbed. READ MORE

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  9. Oscars: The 15 Documentaries Most Likely to Make the Shortlist

    4:46 pm PST 11/21/2013
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    By Friday, the Academy must narrow down the list of 151 potential contenders — THR's awards analyst offers his best guess about which they will pick. READ MORE

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  10. The Odd Phenomenon of Big-Name Filmmakers 'Presenting' Others' Awards Hopefuls

    8:00 am PDT 10/30/2013
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    Martin Scorsese, Samuel L. Jackson, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Jonathan Demme and Spike Lee have all lent their names to little movies this year. READ MORE

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  11. 'The Hunt,' 'The Act of Killing' and 'Northwest' on Denmark's Oscar Shortlist

    9:09 am PDT 08/15/2013
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    These titles are in the running to represent the country in next year's foreign-language Academy Award race. READ MORE

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  12. 'The Act of Killing' Trailer

    12:30 pm PDT 05/24/2013
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    Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary exposing the horrifying mass killings of accused communists in Indonesia. The movie from Drafthouse Films and produced by Werner Herzog is set to screen at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 14. READ MORE

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  13. The Act of Killing: Berlin Review

    10:29 am PST 02/08/2013
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    Joshua Oppenheimer’s artful confessional documentary gives fearsome killers the chance to re-enact their crimes as Hollywood gangsters. READ MORE

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