2019 Updates

2019 in Review: November

This month: Watchmen, labor activists vs the Yakuza, and the definitions of a documentary.

2019’s Best Documentaries Come Together for a Week in NYC

The Labor Rights Film That Got Both of Its Directors Murdered by the Yakuza

Inside the Spate of Cab Driver Suicides in New York

Revisiting Watchmen and the Lessons We Have (and Haven’t) Learned From It

A Chance to See the Best Korean Films From the Turn of the Century

HBO’s Watchmen, Politically Uncertain But Magnetic In the Moment

What Is a Documentary These Days?


By Dan Schindel

Born and raised in Maryland and currently based in New York, Dan Schindel is an associate editor at Hyperallergic, freelance culture writer, and available for any copy-editing/proofreading needs you may have. This website was originally a blog called Days of Docs, and chronicled his attempt to watch and review a documentary every single day for a whole year. He was mostly successful at this, and now he knows everything. He puts this knowledge to use by writing about movies, TV, games, books, comics, art, and more.