In "Hypernormalisation," the British documentary filmmaker delves into the intricacies of a "strange time" in which "extraordinary events keep happening that undermine the stability of our world" while "those in control seem unable to deal and no one has any vision of a different or a better kind of future" .
On Wednesday the White House released a list of English-language documents found among the al-Qaida founder's belongings in 2011, after U.S. Navy SEALs killed him in a compound in Pakistan, to which he had been traced.
Sweden's foreign minister has done what few Western officials have been willing to: denounce Saudi Arabia for its appalling human rights record. Now, Sweden has put its money where her mouth is, but will it cave in to pressure from Arabs and big business?
If you can wangle access to the BBC’s iPlayer, a viewing of Adam Curtis’ “Bitter Lake” may improve your chances of making sense of the modern world, TV critic Sam Wollaston writes at The Guardian newspaper.
From Putin's Russia to Cameron's United Kingdom to Obama's United States, information has become increasingly baffling and contradictory -- which helps if you're an oligarch trying to rob the public blind.
In "Charlie Brooker's 2014 Wipe," the British satirist and creator of the dystopian show "Black Mirror" takes a hard look at the news highlights of the past year and comes to the grim realization that we live in a time in which the powers that be are continually destabilizing what we understand as reality to further exert their control over the masses.
It takes master documentarian Adam Curtis only five minutes to explain what Rupert Murdoch's war on elitism (and taste) has to do with Google.