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Mark Feeney Review | ★★1/2

In ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,’ Nan Goldin fights a very good fight

Laura Poitras’s documentary follows the photographer’s crusade against the Sackler family for its past promotion of opioids.

Odie Henderson Review | ★★★

‘Sr.’ is Robert Downey Jr.’s moving tribute to his filmmaker-father

Directed by Chris Smith ("American Movie"), the documentary stretches boundaries and heads to Netflix Dec. 2.

Black enough for me: Two critics discuss ‘Is That Black Enough for You?!?’

Filmmaker Elvis Mitchell talks about his new Netflix documentary with Globe film critic Odie Henderson.

Critic's notebook | Odie Henderson

My weekend with Louis Armstrong

After watching the new Apple TV+ documentary "Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues," interviewing the filmmakers, and visiting the Queens home of the founding father of jazz, Globe film critic Odie Henderson reflects on an underappreciated genius.

How ‘Good Night Oppy’ director Ryan White captured life on Mars

His new documentary follows the amazing journeys of twin NASA rovers Spirit and Opportunity — and the humans who loved them.

GlobeDocs 2022: from Massachusetts to Mars, and many destinations between

Highlights in this year’s film festival include "All the Beauty and the Bloodshed," "Good Night Oppy," and "Afghan Dreamers."


Going for the gold — and redemption — in ‘The Redeem Team’

The documentary, on Netflix, looks back at the 2008 US men’s Olympic basketball team.

In new Sinead O’Connor documentary, no one compares 2 her

Kathryn Ferguson’s documentary ‘Nothing Compares’ focuses on the explosive early years of the singer’s career and premieres this weekend on Showtime.