On Thursday of last week, the New York Post published what was ostensibly a review of a recently released documentary film, Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words. The review (ahem) offered by self described ‘film critic for the New York Post‘ Kyle Smith comprises four short, largely inaccurate paragraphs. Show More Summary
"Time to Choose", Director/Writer Charles Ferguson and Writer Chad Beck's new environmental documentary narrated by actor Oscar Isaac may very well be the best film of 2016, as well as the most important one to be viewed. For a warning of impending disaster, Ferguson has given us a beautiful film that has optimism woven through its fabric. Show More Summary
NBC comedy streaming service Seeso made its first renewal back in April, picking up reality spoof Bajillion Dollar Properties for a second season. Now, as further proof of its dedication to hip humor, Seeso has also renewed The UCB Show,...Show More Summary
Unremarked upon in Ken Burns terrific documentary about the Civil War, a group of Confederate soldiers, after surrendering at Vicksburg, were paroled, over the objections of William Tecumseh Sherman, by U.S. Grant. Grant's opinion was...Show More Summary
For the past three years, Alexandra Henry has traveled the world filming and interviewing an all-female group of graffiti stars.
It's the end of the week, it's time for the Weekly Roundup where we curated our most interesting, inspiring and innovating news of the week. Time to sit back, see what you've missed and gear up for the shining new week. If you do have...Show More Summary
June 25th marks the 20th anniversary of Jay Z's debut studio album Reasonable Doubt. To honor the occasion, Jay Z has released RD20, a 35-minute documentary commemorating the album that, as the rapper recently said on Twitter, "...literally saved my life." The documentary tracks the making of Reasonable Doubt, Hova's ... More »
Scheme Engine-directed doc features live footage, plus interviews with key producers and contributors.
Watch the first trailer for the highly anticipated documentary feature film about The Beatles’ phenomenal early career The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years. Ron Howard’s Beatles Doc Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years The documentary will be released in theaters Sept. Show More Summary
Cunningham created the genre of street fashion photography and was featured in a 2010 documentary.
Bill Cunningham, the New York Times‘ ubiquitous man-on-the-street photographer whose life and work was the subject of Richard Press’ acclaimed 2010 documentary Bill Cunningham New York, died Saturday in New York at 87. His death wasShow More Summary
Jay Z’s landmark debut Reasonable Doubt turned 20 years old today. In celebration of that anniversary, Tidal is streaming a 35-minute documentary directed by Scheme Engine about the album’s creation and legacy. The film features interviews with people like DJ Premier, DJ Clark Kent, Ski, Roc-A Fella Records co-founder Kareem “Biggs” Burke,” and more, along […]
Today, Jay Z's classic album Reasonable Doubt turned 20. To celebrate, Tidal have released RD 20, a 35-minute documentary directed by Scheme Engine about Jay's come-up, the album's creation, and its legacy today. The documentary is split...Show More Summary
streaming exclusively on TIDAL.
If you have yet to watch ESPN’s five-part documentary on O.J. Simpson, O.J.: Made in America, you may wish to save this post for later. For those who have wholly or partially devoured director Ezra Edelman’s effort, which is currently available on demand from ESPN and clocks in at...
(John Hinderaker) Last night my wife and I, along with two of our adult daughters, saw the documentary Weiner. The film was shot during Anthony Weiner’s campaign in the Democratic primary for mayor of New York. It offers an extraordinary look at a candidate and a campaign in the midst of an implosion. Show More Summary
Thoughts on the first episode of ESPN’s five-part documentary
The Gotham Gal and I are making our way through the OJ Simpson documentary, Made In America. It’s a fascinating tale that weaves OJ’s story with the story of race relations in LA from the 60s to the 90s. It is very well done. Here’s a podcast where my friends John and Will discuss it […]
Seven years after his death, Michael Jackson continues to elude and astonish us. But we now know this was how he intended it. Spike Lee’s recent documentary about Jackson’s early years features a letter Jackson wrote in 1979, at age 21. He had just released Off the Wall and was on the Destiny tour with […]
The new trailer for “Gleason” is heart-wrenching but also uplifting.