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. photo by Drew Kelly, courtesy of Sundance Institute. As a documentary it is interesting but, unfortunately, it does[...]
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. The legendary Bob DylanPhoto by Christian Bertrand / Shutterstock.com This also isn't the first time the two titans of their industries have worked together[...]
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[...]
Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story: Paramount Network Releases Docuseries Trailer, Sets July Premiere
Paramount Network's six-part original docuseries 'Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story' has an official trailer and a Monday, July 30th premiere.
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[...]
In his HBO documentary Believer, named after one of the band's popular tracks, Reynolds tackles the touchy subject of what he calls spiritual abuse LGBTQ+ young people experience. "I'm not doing this for any purpose other than my heart and the universe tells me to do this," he told Entertainment Weekly who got the exclusive trailer drop[...]
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 Productions The 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[...]
Credit: Love, Gilda 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 the popular film festival,[...]
Needless to say, the cinematic giant surrounded himself with a cast of people both in front of and behind the camera who played their parts to complete his projects. This new documentary from director Tony Zierra (Carving Out Our Name, My Big Break) profiles one Leon Vitali, actor in Kubrick's 1975 film Barry Lyndon who would end up working for[...]
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/BcHYRrUI7w8 Best of all? Bleeding[...]
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[...]
Credit: (left) Kathy Hutchins – Shutterstock.com / (right) SundanceTV 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[...]
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. © Luigi Novi / Wikimedia Commons BC: I'll start with Mr[...]
With Robert Kirkman covering the history of comic books, AMC is going to another heavy-hitter to tell the story of science fiction: James Cameron, with his new series James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction.
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[...]