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Alex Gibney Untangles 'The Armstrong Lie'
How a comeback documentary became something else entirely
"...As detailed in the paper this week, director Alex Gibney’s The Armstrong Lie, which documents local cyclist Lance..."

Nov. 7, 2013 Screens Post by Chase Hoffberger

Alex Gibney Strikes Again
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief premieres
"...Prison of Belief, the new film by documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, the..."

March 29, 2015 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Armstrong Lie
What's a filmmaker to do with all the footage shot during Lance Armstrong's inspirational bicycling comeback in 2009 but reshape it into a documentary about a sports hero who couldn't stop lying?
"...Directed by: Alex Gibney...."

Nov. 8, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Zero Days
Chilling cyber warfare doc explores the Stuxnet virus
"...Directed by: Alex Gibney...."

July 22, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Great Crusader
Nobody's safe from man-with-a-camera Alex Gibney
"...Filmmaker Alex Gibney is mad as hell, and he's not going..."

July 11, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Anatomy of a Lie
Alex Gibney dissects Lance Armstrong's doping scandal in new documentary
"...Alex Gibney had an entire documentary about the great Lance..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Enron Autopsy
Alex Gibney on The Smartest Guys in the Room'
"...that Barbara Boxer likely masturbated to at least once; Alex Gibney made a documentary based on the book; and..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Magic Trip
This doc about Ken Kesey's famed bus goes all over the place but never seems to end up anywhere all that revelatory.
"...Directed by: Alex Gibney and Alison Ellwood...."

Sept. 16, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

My Scientology Movie
Another doc on L. Ron Hubbard's cash cow
"...Cheekier than Alex Gibney’s Going Clear, but in its own way just..."

March 31, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Citizenfour
When Edward Snowden was in that hotel room in Hong Kong sharing his initial intel about NSA surveillance, Laura Poitras' was there with a camera to film his disclosures.
"...finest – and most disturbing – political documentary since Alex Gibney’s Oscar-winning Taxi to the Dark Side...."

Nov. 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Film Review: Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine
Apple chief as both genius and grotesque in Alex Gibney doc
"...is a mirror reflecting back on our own desires, Alex Gibney tells us in Steve Jobs: The Man in..."

March 18, 2015 Screens Post by Joe O'Connell

Freakonomics
The runaway nonfiction book that improbably spent two years on The New York Times bestseller list is now, just as improbably, a movie.
"...Directed by: Seth Gordon, Morgan Spurlock, Alex Gibney, Eugene Jarecki, Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing. Freakonomics,..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Decoder
Lawrence Wright reflects on a decade spent exploring and explaining the Middle East in My Trip to Al-Qaeda
"...Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. In fact, director Alex Gibney, whose documentary about Wright, My Trip to Al-Qaeda,..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Screens Feature by Nora Ankrum

Getting Ahead of Themselves
Enron's collapse caught on tape, sort of
"...this interview have been taken from "The Enron Autopsy: Alex Gibney Takes on 'The Smartest Guys in the Room',"..."

April 29, 2005 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Casino Jack and the United States of Money
Muckraking documentarian Alex Gibney here directs his camera toward the influence-peddling scandals that erupted around Jack Abramoff.
"...Directed by: Alex Gibney. “There's no place out there for graft or..."

May 21, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Taxi to the Dark Side
Alex Gibney's new documentary focuses on the patterns of abuse committed by American armed forces against enemy combatants in Iraq and elsewhere. Instead of bad apples, he finds bad orders.
"...Directed by: Alex Gibney. Wherever your political affiliations may lie, this grueling,..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The China Hustle
The next global economic meltdown, in terrifying detail.
"...it behind enigmatic storytelling. The influence of executive producer Alex Gibney is clear in the photography and editing (making..."

April 20, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...and Amy Schumer’s collaboration Trainwreck and Headliner screenings like Alex Gibney’s Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, the..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Oscar winner documents the collapse of Enron in vivid detail and with cinematic flourish.
"...Directed by: Alex Gibney. It’s a truism that things are done big..."

April 29, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney puts the famed journalist, icon, and myth Hunter S. Thompson before his lens and comes away with a telling portrait of the man and his era.
"...Directed by: Alex Gibney. It would hardly be surprising if the most..."

July 4, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The Look of Silence
Getting personal with Indonesia's bloody past in follow-up to The Act of Killing
"...with victims and victimizers is one example. Another is Alex Gibney’s Academy Award-winning examination of the more recent Bush/Cheney..."

Aug. 14, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Casino Jack
Kevin Spacey stars in this entertaining romp about the career of disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
"...Casino Jack at the 2010 Austin Film Festival.) Curiously, Alex Gibney's superior documentary Casino Jack and the United States..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

No End in Sight
If you're growing as weary of Iraq war documentaries as you are of the war itself, then this sobering, information-filled study of the war's origins is the film for you.
"...of mere reportage into something approaching explanatory genius. Producer Alex Gibney helmed another smart-as-a-whip doc, the feisty, maddening Enron:..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Case Against Kissinger
War criminal or elder statesman? Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki makes a case in The Trials of Henry Kissinger.
"...The Trials of Henry Kissinger (co-produced and written by Alex Gibney), and although the film's title is -- at..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
"...However, the excitement keeps growing with Pet Sematary. Directed..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

In Cyberspace, No One Can Hear You Scream
Alex Gibney, the Dean campaign, and beyond
"...slate of 9am panels. Newsdesk ducked into "Breakfast with Alex Gibney," where the Oscar-winning director of Taxi to the..."

July 18, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

SXSW Film
Daily reviews and interviews
"...The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. ThompsonD: Alex Gibney..."

March 14, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Thanks for the Memories
'Chronicle' staff past and present on 20 years of covering SXSW Film
"...I got to admire the courage of documentarians like Alex Gibney, David Redmon and Ashley Sabin of Carnivalesque Films,..."

March 1, 2013 Screens Feature by The Screens Staff

Page Two
SXSW 2005 looms on the horizon
"...The Smartest Guys in the Room (Documentary, directed by Alex Gibney): The magnitude of Enron's ambitions and failure makes..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Column by Louis Black

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
Alex Gibney's doc penetrates the church's cloak of secrecy
"...Directed by: Alex Gibney...."

Sept. 25, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

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