Marty Rathbun and Louis Theroux in a scene from 'My Scientology Movie.' Will Pugh

A Camera Standoff With Scientology

When the Church of Scientology threatened Louis Theroux, as he attempted to make a documentary about it, he turned the ensuing cat-and-mouse game to his advantage. The result is a reflexive work dotted with reenactments of events in Scientology and its psychological regime of horrors.

NEW YORK – “HBO apparently had 140 lawyers, and I think we had two,” BBC presenter and documentarian Louis Theroux answers succinctly when asked about the difference between his new documentary feature, “My...

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