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Spelling The Dream Trailer Looks At Indian-American Scripps Domination

Spelling The Dream Trailer Looks At Indian-American Scripps Domination

Spelling The Dream is a new documentary that takes a look at the recent 12 year run of champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and the dominance of Indian-American children in the competition From marathon studying sessions that start at extremely young ages to the high-pressure situation of being onstage at the competition, this[...]

Danny Trejo documentary Inmate #1 will debut on July 9th.

Trailer For Danny TreJo Documentary Inmate #1 Debuts

Danny Trejo is the subject of a new documentary on his life, titled Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo releasing on July 9th Trejo has had quite an exciting life, and it feels like this documentary should have come out ages ago Featuring interviews with tons and tons of the actor's collaborators from over[...]

Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and the Chicago Bulls is the subject of The Last Dance, courtesy of ESPN.

Michael Jordan and His Chicago Bulls Save The Last Dance for Sunday

Starting this Sunday, the sports network's 10-part documentary series The Last Dance finally takes to the floor to examine Jordan and the Chicago Bulls’ mission to lock down a sixth NBA Championship in 1998 The docu-series kicks off on Sunday, April 19, with the first two episodes (moved up due to growing demand) For the[...]

The Unreleased "Portal" Prequel Is Getting A Documentary

Now, the company is allowing a documentary to be made about the game LunchHouse Software published a reveal trailer today that they've apparently been sitting on for a few weeks for the documentary called Exposure This is going to be a look at the project known as F-Stop, where they will show off what the[...]

“Richard Jewell” Shows Nightmare of “Guilty Until Proven Innocent”

The Irony of the AJC and "Richard Jewell" Film Controversy [OPINION]

The newspaper requested Warner Bros post a prominent disclaimer, while many of Scruggs’ former coworkers and colleagues denounced the film for her portrayal.What separates a biopic and a documentary is the biopic is a depiction of actors recreating the events of an incident and/or person’s life In contrast, the documentary focuses directly on the people[...]

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"Permanent Record": Edward Snowden Memoir Out in September – We Have Questions

The Guardian and the Washington Post won Pulitzer Prizes for their coverage of Snowden’s leaks.Laura Poitras’ 2014 Oscar-winning documentary Citizenfour chronicled Snowden's flight to Hong Kong and eventually Moscow  In 2015, Joseph Gordon Levitt starred in Snowden, the fictionalized account of Snowden’s plight directed by Oliver Stone. Permanent Record is Snowden's own account of his part in[...]

You Should Watch Amazon's 'Life After Flash' 'Flash Gordon' Documentary

You Should Watch Amazon's 'Life After Flash' 'Flash Gordon' Documentary

This is just one of the factoids you'll pick up by watching Life After Flash, which just hit Amazon.Framed as a talking piece around stars Sam Jones and Melody Anderson, this documentary has some of the absolute best behind the scenes treasure trove of footage and interviews, stuff we've (as HUGE Flash Gordon fans) never seen.No really- I once did[...]

Hey Freddie Kruger Fans, Check Out 'ICON: The Robert Englund Story' Trailer!

'ICON: The Robert Englund Story' Teaser Launched Ahead of IndieGoGo Campaign

The elegant actor has been a mainstay in the horror genre, and we're getting a new documentary all about him![caption id="attachment_1038826" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Robert Englund during 2017's Emerald City Comic ConPhoto by Mary Anne Butler[/caption]“If anyone deserves this sort of recognition, then it’s Robert Englund,” writer, producer, and co-director Gary Smart said of the upcoming[...]

First Trailer for Harrison Ford-Narrated 'Armstrong' Documentary Hits

If you are someone who LOVES learning about the great American Space Race and the astronauts who boldly went where no man had gone before, you need to check out Armstrong.A documentary about Neil Armstrong directed by David Fairehead is told through interviews, home footage, and Neil's own words (narrated by fellow pilot Harrison Ford), Armstrong has all[...]

Crunchyroll Talks Localization in Anime in New Mini Doc

Crunchyroll Talks Localization in Anime in New Mini Doc

Crunchryoll has been having a lot of fun lately with some mini documentaries. The first covered the popularity of Gundpla models and how they saved the Gundam anime franchise. The latest talks about localization, what it is, and how it has forced changes in anime series for western audiences over the years. Here's Crunchyroll host […]

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[SXSW 2019] 'The River and the Wall' will Challenge Your Notions of a Border Wall

The River and the Wall is a beautiful nature and travelogue documentary with a sharp political edge Those things don’t normally go together, but that is exactly the point as director Ben Masters attempts to show exactly how incongruous the idea of a 2,000 mile border wall is with the varied and gorgeous landscapes of[...]


HBO Sets Premieres for 'Veep,' 'Big Little Lies,' Michael Jackson Doc 'Neverland' and More

During the cable/streaming portion of this winter's Television Critics Association (TCA) press event, HBO released the premiere dates for several upcoming projects, including new seasons of Veep and Big Little Lies as well as the debuts of miniseries Chernobyl, comedy series Los Espookys, and controversial Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland.[caption id="attachment_978108" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Courtesy of Sundance[...]



[Sundance 2019] The Inventor Review: The Slow Motion Train Wreck that was Theranos

Gigney takes the time to interview former employees, investors, mentors, and even psychologists as they try to examine how Holmes managed to convince so many people to give her money without anyone looking into her financials or her prototype.[caption id="attachment_977606" align="aligncenter" width="600"] photo by Drew Kelly, courtesy of Sundance Institute.[/caption]As a documentary it is interesting[...]

Martin Scorsese's Bob Dylan Documentary 'Rolling Thunder' Coming to Netflix

Martin Scorsese is re-teaming with Bob Dylan for a new documentary project coming exclusively to Netflix Called “Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese”, it's a safe bet this won't be your average music documentary.[caption id="attachment_969361" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The legendary Bob DylanPhoto by Christian Bertrand / Shutterstock.com[/caption]This also isn't the first time the two titans of their[...]

Watch: Trailer for 'I Am Paul Walker' Documentary

While probably best known for his role of Bryan in the Fast & Furious franchise, Walker was an avid motorsports enthusiast.I Am Paul Walker, a documentary directed by Adrian Buitenhuis (which aired on television earlier this year) aims to tell the story of the man behind those blue blue eyes The doc featured interviews including Fast & Furious actor[...]


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'Eating Animals' Makes You Reconsider Eating Animals

Directed by Christopher Dillon (God Grew Tired of Us), based on the book by Jonathan Safran Foer, and narrated by Natalie Portman (who also serves as a producer), the documentary is a sometimes harrowing look at where your food comes from.One of the true stars of the documentary is Frank Reese and his heritage birds[...]