documentaries

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Drunk, Stoned, Brilliant, Dead’ Is Funny & Important

Film: Drunk, Stoned, Brilliant, Dead: The Story Of National Lampoon Starring: Henry Beard, Chevy Chase Directed by: Douglas Tirola In a world of remakes, reboots, and prequels the idea of tracing the roots of something funny all the way back to their point of origin can be risky business. People like what they like, but […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Wolfpack’ Must Be Seen To Be Believed

Film: The Wolfpack Starring: The Angulo Brothers Directed By: Crystal Moselle I don’t know that I have ever felt about a documentary the way I do for Crystal Moselle’s directorial debut, The Wolfpack. It’s a deeply moving look at the human experience as viewed through the eyes of a Lower Manhattan family whose only working […]

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Six Documentaries On Netflix You Should Watch This Month

Summer is a time when studios churn out a new big budget blockbuster or two every single week, and though we’re only two weeks into June you can already feel the exhaustion that comes from a constant barrage of two-hour destruction porn spectaculars. It’s a common feeling every movie buff experiences this time of year, […]

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Time Is Running Out To Fund The Patrice O’Neal Doc, ‘Better Than You’

The comedy world lost one of its brightest stars with the passing of Patrice O’Neal, but if you act fast you can play an active role in ensuring that his legacy lives on. Right now, an Indiegogo campaign is ticking away its final hours while trying to fund Better Than You, a feature-length documentary about […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Finders Keepers’ Is Documentary Gold

Film: Finders Keepers Starring: Shannon Whisnant, John Wood Directed by: Bryan Carberry, Clay Tweel During a storage locker auction in 2007, a man named Shannon Whisnant purchased a smoker with hopes of possibly selling it for a profit in the near future. When he arrived home, he discovered a severed human foot inside the lid, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Chasing Ice

Film: Chasing Ice Director: Jeff Orlowski Last week I went to a screening of the environmental documentary, Chasing Ice. I’ve been waiting a bit to write the review because the film held a really heavy impact on me initially, and I wanted to write my thoughts on the feature after taking a step back. Environmental […]