Standing onstage in a Tel Aviv theater, Samantha Montgomery looks out on a crowd of admirers. Fighting back nerves and tears, she belts out her original song “Give It Up” to her largest audience to date. Officially gone are the days of trotting to New Orleans open mikes hoping to make it big, to...
Posters promoting their upcoming documentary point fans to new music.
Walter Salles’ “Jia Zhangke: A Guy from Fenyang,” a documentary about mainland China’s leading contemporary auteur, gets points for a title that stresses the importance of geographic specificity to its subject. When Zhang Yimou, Chen...Show More Summary
It’s like we can’t get rid of them now. Posters advertising The Avalanches’ new documentary, Since They Left Us, have been spotted around London, and according to Reddit users, there’s a phone number listed (+44 800 098 8938) playing a snippet of a new track that Shazam reveals as “Subways.” But that’s not all. Show More Summary
“All of my footage I memorized because I lived it and shot it, so it was my journal in a way,” says Will Allen, director of his strange but true documentary of a small cult formed in the ’80s, of which Allen was a key member. “I was only able...
Marilyn Monroe‘s death has been the subject of speculation for many decades. And this weekend, fans will get a chance to watch two documentary series on Reelz that will examine her tragic death. National Enquirer Investigates is a new one-hour docu-series that will review some of the infamous magazine’s most shocking celebrity death cases. Show More Summary
The video was edited, in a meeting between Katie Couric and gun rights activists in Virginia, in a way that there was an awkward silence as if the gun activists couldn’t answer a question by Couric. The Free Beacon has more on this: At the 21:48 mark of Under the Gun a scene of Katie […]
In the new documentary Unlocking the Cage, attorney Steven Wise makes his case for why animals need legal personhood for their own safety.
Memorial weekend launches the counterprogramming season for the specialties. Distributors hoping to skim off audiences looking for fare not dished out by the studio tentpoles will find a plethora of documentaries this weekend. Magnolia...Show More Summary
We all love watching cooking videos, and we all gasp and drool over food documentary videos. We simply can’t stop ourselves. But the truth is, this trend is totally silly and a lot of is treated way too seriously. It’s just food, after all. Show More Summary
Katie Couric may fancy herself a journalist, but whatever she has been, she is now a propagandist. She recently produced a new “documentary” examining gun violence and Second Amendment issues
Katie Couric interviewed gun rights activists for the Under the Gun documentary. Questions are now being raised about violation of journalistic standards. The interview is edited to make it appear that a question Couric posed to members...Show More Summary
Reason has responded to the recent kerfuffle over the "creative" editing of Katie Couric's documentary about guns by releasing a "creatively" edited response, culled from Couric's own clips.
500 Questions on ABC at 8:00pm ET. Second season premiere. Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement on BET at 9:00pm ET. This is a documentary about the Black Lives Matter movement, produced and directed by Laurens Grant who has.....
In World of Wonder's new documentary, Out of Iraq, two men—one, a soldier, the other a translator—meet and fall in love on the Iraq battlefield.
Part expose, part catharsis and all disturbing, “Holy Hell” is filmmaker Will Allen’s suspenseful documentary about his and others’ experiences in the Buddhafield, a spiritual cult that dominated more than 20 years of his life. Young, gay and searching, Allen happened upon a group in West Hollywood...
The intriguing documentary “Australia’s Lost Gold” sets out to get to the bottom of the legend of Harold Lasseter, a prospector who died of starvation in the harsh Central Australian desert in 1931 shortly after purportedly discovering the mother lode in a quartz reef that has never been located....
Let us begin with a stipulation: Documentaries, no matter how artful their sheen of objectivity is, are by their very nature biased. And that's okay. We accept that documentary features obtain their relevance because of a singular editorial...Show More Summary
Drugs, violence, and prostitution: It's just another day at Clark County Jail in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Participants on the A&E documentary series "60 Days In" experienced these shocking realities firsthand. The show follows sevenShow More Summary
Bernie's campaign isn't over, but the first documentary celebrating it is already here. Bernie Sanders may have been dubbed an outsider candidate in the 2016 presidential election, but the Democratic candidate's progressive agenda has been shaping American politics for nearly four decades. Show More Summary