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Filmmaker Errol Morris' Pretty, Pretty Torturenew

Morris should be ashamed of his lazy, offensive documentary about Abu Ghraib.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  06-11-2008  |  Reviews

'Standard Operating Procedure' Lets the Soldiers of Abu Ghraib Hang Themselvesnew

Errol Morris has pointed his lens at lion tamers, Floridians, a Holocaust denier and now the Abu Ghraib soldiers, who talk themselves right into perdition.
Style Weekly  |  Wayne Melton  |  06-11-2008  |  Reviews

A Conversation with Errol Morris About the Abu Ghraib Atrocitiesnew

Errol Morris discusses Standard Operating Procedure and the way the Abu Ghraib scandal turned into a misleading and misunderstood episode: a "false narrative: false villains, false heroes, false everything."
INDY Week  |  Douglas Vuncannon  |  06-06-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Standard Operating Procedure' and 'Body of War' Give Soldiers a Voicenew

The testimony of soldiers and veterans is invariably an Iraq war documentary's greatest strength.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  05-29-2008  |  Reviews

Errol Morris Casts Light on the Torture Chambers of Abu Ghraibnew

Standard Operating Procedure is perhaps the most thorough record to date of one of the lowest points of American foreign policy.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Carl Kozlowski  |  05-05-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Errol Morris on the Photos, the Torture and the Smoking Gunnew

Morris has become much more of an activist filmmaker. His latest documentary, Standard Operating Procedure, digs into the atrocities committed by the U.S. military at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison.
NOW Magazine  |  Norman Wilner  |  05-02-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Standard Operating Procedure' Deconstructs the Abu Ghraib Photosnew

Once again, Errol Morris is dealing with war at its morally foggiest.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Andy Klein  |  05-02-2008  |  Reviews

Errol Morris and the Aesthetics of Evidencenew

While the endlessly loquacious and deeply political director has made a film about Abu Ghraib and the secondary victims (those who were punished of low rank and those of higher rank who created the atmosphere where such violations were possible were not), he's more interested in dissecting the meaning of photography.
Chicago Newcity  |  Ray Pride  |  04-30-2008  |  Reviews

Getting to Know Our Captors: Errol Morris Connects the Pictures to Their Takers

Documentarian Errol Morris effectively takes the viewer inside the atmosphere of psychological and physical abuse doled out by American military personnel at Abu Ghraib by connecting the hundreds of damning photos taken by soldiers to their context.
Maui Time  |  Cole Smithey  |  04-28-2008  |  Reviews

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