Alex Gibney

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‘The crisis was manufactured’: inside a damning film on the origins of the opioid epidemic
Alex Gibney’s two-part docuseries The Crime of the Century reframes the opioid crisis as a crime of fraudulent marketing and callous corporate greed

Adrian Horton

10, May, 2021 @6:07 AM

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From Trump's failures to frustration in Wuhan: the rise of Covid documentaries
Among a growing number of films about coronavirus, artist-activist Ai Weiwei takes a citizen’s-eye view in China while Alex Gibney counts the cost of America’s distrust of scientific advice

Matt Turner

23, Nov, 2020 @1:17 PM

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'They were not born evil': inside a troubling film on why people kill
In Alex Gibney’s documentaryt Crazy, Not Insane, the career of clinical psychiatrist Dr Dorothy Otnow Lewis is explored, from her work with Ted Bundy to Arthur Shawcross

Adrian Horton

17, Nov, 2020 @4:38 PM

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Borat v Trump: can entertainment really affect an election?
Sacha Baron Cohen’s targeted comedy sequel joins a host of urgent documentaries and TV shows released weeks before the US heads to the polls

Charles Bramesco

22, Oct, 2020 @6:10 AM

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'They refused to act': inside a chilling documentary on Trump's bungled Covid-19 response
Totally Under Control recounts the early days of the pandemic in the US, revealing in clinical detail a disastrous federal response to a preventable crisis

Adrian Horton

13, Oct, 2020 @6:10 AM

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Totally Under Control review – shocking film on Trump's failure to handle Covid-19
Alex Gibney’s eye-opening documentary, made in secret, assembles a damning, if frustratingly incomplete, timeline of a government ill-equipped to deal with a deadly pandemic

Charles Bramesco

07, Oct, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Venice prepares to welcome guests to Covid-safe film festival
Face masks, distanced screenings and temperature scanners are part of measures

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

01, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Citizen K review – strange tale of the oligarch who became Putin's nemesis
Alex Gibney’s absorbing new documentary about Mikhail Khodorkovsky charts the Russian businessman’s transformation from plutocrat to political dissident

Peter Bradshaw

03, Oct, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Ad Astra and Joker to premiere at Venice film festival
Hollywood heavyweights line up to launch their awards runs at Venice, which is courting criticism for also including Roman Polanski’s new film in competition

Andrew Pulver

25, Jul, 2019 @1:11 PM

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Police drop investigation into journalists who made Loughinisland film
Judge rebukes forces and quashes warrants after public outcry over Troubles documentary arrests

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

03, Jun, 2019 @11:08 PM

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Is Northern Ireland a democracy or a police state? | Susan McKay
Nobody has ever been tried for the 1994 Loughinisland massacre – but police arrested two journalists, says Irish journalist Susan McKay

Susan McKay

03, Jun, 2019 @5:00 AM

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'How to stop an out-of-control president': the Trump films that may swing the midterms
US elections and awards season have led to documentaries about Trump from both sides of the political divide. But how do we separate the lies from the truth?

Steve Rose

18, Oct, 2018 @3:30 PM

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