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FX, Hulu, and The New York Times All in on Docuseries 'The Weekly'

We also want to thank our partners at Hulu on this deal and the team at Left/Right.”- John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX ProductionsThe Weekly is a narrative documentary news program that will feature one or two of The New York Times’ biggest and most important visual stories each week[...]

[Tribeca 2018] 'Love, Gilda' Review: A Touching Tribute to a Prime-Time Talent

[caption id="attachment_837053" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Love, Gilda[/caption]Though the Tribeca Film Festival is known for (obviously) being a film festival, the 2018 edition opened with a touching documentary on an influential female comedian best known for her ground-breaking work on the small screen Director/producer Lisa D’Apolito's Love, Gilda premiered at the Beacon Theater as the kick-off to[...]


[#Tribeca2018] Bleeding Cool's Tribeca Film Festival Guide to All 96 Feature Films

The famed festival is set to open on Wednesday, April 18, with the world premiere of Lisa D’Apolito's Gilda Radner documentary Love, Gilda; and closing on April 29 with the world premiere of The Fourth Estate, Oscar-nominated director Liz Garbus' doc that The New York Times' coverage of the first year of Donald Trump's presidency.https://youtu.be/BcHYRrUI7w8Best of all? Bleeding[...]

Netflix Announces 2018 Tribeca Film Festival Films and Documentaries

With a little more than a month to go before the famed film festival, Netflix has released their feature film and documentary feature selections for the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival Taking place from April 18-29 in New York City, the streaming service's four selections include two North American feature film debuts (Cargo, Sunday’s Illness aka La Enfermedad[...]

Blumhouse Sets 'No One Saw a Thing' Doc Series at SundanceTV

Credit: (left) Kathy Hutchins - Shutterstock.com / (right) SundanceTV[/caption]A murder takes place in front of five dozen witnesses — seems pretty much a slam dunk case, right? Yet over 30 years later, the case remains unsolved because apparently No One Saw a Thing: also the title of Blumhouse Television's six-episode true crime documentary series for SundanceTV. Israeli documentarian[...]

Chris Claremont on How Heroes Stand up for Social Inequity, and the Re-Released X-Men Doc

For the upcoming expanded re-release of the Patrick Meaney-directed documentary, Chris Claremont's X-Men, I was given the opportunity to interview both Meaney and Chris Claremont himself to talk about the documentary, the X-Men, and the kind of comics the world needs.[caption id="attachment_787468" align="aligncenter" width="600"] © Luigi Novi / Wikimedia Commons[/caption]BC: I’ll start with Mr[...]

James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Looks to Sci-Fi's Past and Future

With Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) covering the history of comic books, AMC is going to another heavy-hitter to tell the story of science fiction: James Cameron, director of legendary sci-fi films The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss, Terminator 2: Judgement Day and Avatar. Originally announced in early 2017, James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction will examine how […]

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There is a Documentary on the Way About the History of Funko

Making Fun: The Story of Funko is a new documentary about the history of the company that in the last few years has become one of the most popular toy brands in the world We were shown some footage from the film at Funko Fundays at SDCC this past July, and now we have a[...]

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Netflix Doc Shorts Feature Author Ram Dass, Archer Deepika Kumari

[caption id="attachment_752780" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Netflix[/caption]Netflix continues to bolster its already impressive slate of documentaries and docu-series going into 2018, announcing a lineup of new documentary shorts for the first part of the new year From Eastern European street traders and dedicated medical visionaries to an inspiring archer and a psychedelic pioneer, the streaming service[...]

Netflix Doc Series 'Rotten', 'Dirty Money' Tackle Food, Corporate Corruption

Having tackled the topics of corruption and injustice through critically acclaimed documentaries like 13th, The Keepers and Making a Murderer, Netflix is setting its sights on the corporate world and global food production. Zero Point Zero Productions' (Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, The Mind of a Chef) food expose Rotten and Alex Gibney's Dirty Money are both […]

Will Smith to Host Darren Aronofsky Earth Series for Nat Geo

Actor Will Smith's next adventure will keep him firmly footed on terra firma, as the star of Netflix's upcoming sci-fi film Bright is set to host National Geographic's upcoming event series One Strange Rock. Executive produced by Darren Aronofsky (mother!, The Wrestler), the 10-episode series tells the story of Earth, what exactly makes it so […]

Amazon Spotlights Manchester City In New Soccer Series

Amazon is setting its sports sights across the pond for their next project: an as-yet-untitled series that will take viewers behind the scenes of English soccer team Manchester City over the course of a single season. Set to launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 2018, the series will follow team coach Pep Guardiola and his […]

John Oliver, Wyatt Cenac Developing Late-Night Docuseries For HBO

John Oliver is expanding his creative influence at HBO, with the Emmy award-winning Last Week Tonight host teaming with fellow The Daily Show alum Wyatt Cenac for a new docuseries at the premium cable network. Cenac, Oliver and Ezra Edelman will serve as executive producers; as will Hallie Haglund (The Daily Show), who will also serve […]

'Spielberg': HBO Releases First Trailer for Steven Spielberg Doc

The director finds himself in front of the camera as the focus of Spielberg, HBO's feature-length documentary that means to show fans more of the personal side to the man behind some of their favorite films.Directed by award-winning documentarian Susan Lacy (American Masters) and produced by Lacy, Emma Pildes and Jessica Levin, Spielberg is set[...]

Whose Streets? Trailer Looks At The Black Lives Matter Movement

The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri sparked a movement and a nation wide debate about how racial minorities are treated in America.https://youtu.be/upiJnjJSerwThis documentary promises to take an unflinching look at the situation, and that is likely going to cause a lot of debate However, no matter what side you're on, this is probably[...]


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Beetlejuice Fan Film 'Documentary For The Recently Deceased' Needs Your Help

Fans of Tim Burton's 1988 classic dead-undead-dead comedy have taken up the cause of producing a documentary about the groundbreaking special effects and production woes behind the film And they need your help to make their project happen!Documentary For The Recently Deceased just launched their crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo two days ago, and has already hit 9%[...]

The Trailer For The Simpsons Documentary 'The Problem With Apu'

When does comedy become harmful? It's a line that we've been talking about for years and a new documentary is looking to see where that line got harmful In this case it comes down to the The Simpsons and the character of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon Comedian Hari Kondabolu has decided that he's had enough of this[...]