Errol Morris

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Weinstein Letter Ridicules 'Boring' Director

In newly revealed diatribe, says he'll hire actor to portray him

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein’s a notorious character who’s notoriously hard to work for; just ask Errol Morris, director of The Thin Blue Line. Gordon and the Whale has uncovered a letter Weinstein sent Morris in 1988—now going viral on BuzzFeed —complaining that the director had given NPR a... More »

Abu Ghraib Film: Too Soft on Abuses?

Documentary wins Berlin prize, criticism for 'morbid voyeurism'

(Newser) - Documentary-maker Errol Morris has often spoken truth to power, but his new film about the Abu Ghraib prison scandal may tread too lightly, Geoffrey Macnab writes in the Guardian. Though Standard Operating Procedure explores the infamous prison photos in gritty detail, Morris’ interview style—focusing mainly on implicated American soldiers... More »

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