Documentary's on the life of Marlon Brando and Amy Winehouse prove few things are as bad for your mental health as being hounded by the celebrity yellow press.
Back in 1967, California governor and future far-right icon Ronald Reagan went on TV to speak out against gun owners. Specifically, Governor Reagan had a beef with members of the Black Panther Party, who’d been following the police around...Show More Summary
The Atari E.T. cartridges, famously buried in a landfill in Alamogoro, New Mexico, are worth a lot now that they’ve been dug up. The excavation of those cartridges in 2013 focus of the documentary Atari: Game Over. Since then, according to Alamogoro News, eBay sales of the cartridges (which actually include a few games aside […]
Now that Jill Duggar has weathered the wave of media attention received by her appearance on TLC’s Breaking the Silence documentary, she’s decided to break her silence online. However, in her latest blog post, Jill Duggar didn’t have anything else to say about being one of the victims Josh Duggar sexually abused as a teenager.... Show More Summary
Steam sells games, Steam sells software, Steam sells short films, Steam sells documentaries. And going by a SteamDB listing, Valve’s service is also about to start screening at least four big movies. Read more...
I truly didn’t expect to walk away from a Chet Zar documentary having shed tears through nearly half of it. In hindsight, I don’t know why I didn’t expect it, given that Chet is an incredibly emotive artist. I Like To Paint Monsters: The Chet Zar Story, directed by Mike Correll and produced by NRG […]
Mark Neale, the man behind Faster and Fastest, is at it again with another motorcycle documentary titled Hitting The Apex. Want to learn about what it means to truly chase perfection in speed? This movie tells the story of the six men who have come closest, diving into both the private and public lives of MotoGP’s best. Read more...
Each and every month, it’s exciting to see what new titles are coming to Netflix in the way of movies, TV series, and documentaries. September 2015 is actually bringing a lot of new changes with 95 titles being added to the library while 76 titles are on their way out. Show More Summary
Way back in 2012, I posted something, talking about how worried I was that a documentary that looked and sounded great seemed to have disappeared. I’d looked far and wide to contact the filmmakers, and nothing. But I wanted to at least put my voice out there, in case they wanted to talk to me. […]
Remember when Steve Jobs abandoned his daughter and refused to pay child support despite being worth millions of dollars? Alex Gibney’s new documentary Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, which hits cinemas, iTunes and VOD on Friday,...Show More Summary
Netflix is running a documentary called The Search for General Tso, which is about the origin of a dish called “General Tso’s Chicken.” As you might imagine, the documentary starts with some obvious humor. Folks back in China have never heard of it, so the viewer believes that it is a fake “American Chinese” dish. […]
Some 155,000 Cambodians -- about 1 percent of the country's population -- are enslaved, the Global Slavery Index estimated last year. "The Storm Makers," a documentary premiering Monday night on PBS, goes behind those numbers to show the human beings who suffer and prosper from trafficking. Show More Summary
We’re not quite through 2015 yet, so app developers still have time to make the prophecies foretold by director Robert Zemeckis’ documentary Back to the Future: Part II come true. And to that end, The Weather Network’s latest app update uses radar and algorithms to predict when, exactly, it is going to start and stop […]
A Florida man has been ordered to pay $30,000 for sharing a copy of the Manny Pacquiao documentary "Manny" via BitTorrent. The filmmakers accused the man of being a prolific pirate and won the case by default. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Sunday night, TLC aired an hourlong, commercial-free documentary about child sex abuse called Breaking the Silence. It looked like a good-faith move on the part of a network that's been been struggling with the P.R. fallout around 19...Show More Summary
Following a successful debut at SXSW, Colin Hanks’s documentary on the rise and fall of America’s largest record store, All Things Must Pass, has now released its trailer online. The film features interviews with Sir Elton John, Bruce...Show More Summary
Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi—yes, the daughter of house minority leader Nancy—has created a new documentary about San Francisco's tech boom and how it is changing the city. Pelosi talks to city residents from neighborhood activists to politicians past and present and...
The Catcher in the Rye author JD Salinger was so reclusive that a documentary about the author did huge business, and we’re not at all surprised to see that a dramatic biopic is in the works. Rebel in the Rye, written and directed by...Show More Summary
Ankylosaurs are common features on documentaries or animated films about dinosaurs. Their armored body and club-like tail make them easy to identify. But how did that tail actually evolve? Evolutionary biologists show us the “first draft” of a popular dinosaur. Read more...
Post by Jenny Erikson. Well that wasn't exactly what we expected. TLC aired a documentary on sexual abuse on Sunday night, and while it was well done and very informative, it barely included the Duggar family and their trial with dealing with molestation from relatives. Show More Summary