Category: Documentary

Total 26 Posts

Sundance 2023: Double Docs- Michael J. Fox/Brooke Shields

Sundance 2023 Premieres Selection “Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie” & “Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields” Two revealing documentaries about two of the biggest stars of their era, told in their own words.   “Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie” is

Sundance 2023: ‘It’s Only Life After All’- Film Review

Sundance 2023 Premiere Selection “It’s Only Life After All” Reflecting on their decades-long music career, Indigo Girls (Amy Ray and Emily Saliers) are front and center in director Alexandria Bombach’s documentary “It’s Only Life After All”; a film that traces

‘Sr.’- Film Review: A Tender, Touching Tribute From A Son To His Father

“Sr.”, is the touching new documentary (directed by Chris Smith) about late filmmaker Robert Downey Sr. Can we call it a tribute to a unique artist or is it to be seen as a grand farewell? Does the film exist

‘In Search Of Tomorrow’: The Definitive ’80s Sci-Fi Documentary

“In Search of Tomorrow: The Definitve ’80s Sci-Fi Documentary” is the latest proof that director David A. Weiner is THE man to document the genre films of the 1980s. Weiner’s first two documentaries “In Search of Darkness” parts 1&2 (with

Sundance 2022: Three Great Documentaries

Sundance Film Festival 2022: Documentary Wrap-Up As the 2022 Sundance Film Festival year’s festival has come to an end, there are still some films that must be afforded the spotlight. This year was a great year for documentaries. W. Kamau

The Year In Revue Part Three: Anthony’s 5 Best Documentaries of 2021

Documentaries never get enough love. Their releases are marginalized causing fewer people to see them. Even the best-reviewed docs sometimes struggle to find their place amongst the studio films. Occasionally a filmmaker will come along who breaks the mold and

‘Julia’: Exhilarating Documentary Exemplifies Culinarian’s Bubbly Effect on Everyday Life

Julia, the documentary from Julie Cohen and Betsy West genuinely excels at honoring its subject, Julia Child, her impact on everyday lives and honors their subject and her life. Now in theatres.

Nightstream Film Festival: ‘Woodlands Dark And Days Bewitched: A History Of Folk Horror’

A Fascinating documentary that takes a deep and studided look at the origins and lasting legacies of the Folk Horror Film

‘Justin Bieber: Our World’: Prolific Singer’s 2020 Concert Doc is More Concert Than Doc

Justin Bieber: Our World features concert footage from the NYE 2020 concert on the roof of the Beverly Hilton interspersed with documentary interviews on the performer’s growth. Unfortunately, it is less documentary and more concert.

‘My Name is Pauli Murray’: Civil Rights Activist’s Life Comes Into The Light

“My Name is Pauli Murray” is the story of a Civil Rights activist whose name and work had previously remained undiscovered. The documentary brings her efforts to balance the rights of women, African Americans and the LGBTQ community. Now in theaters and, on Amazon Prime on October 1.