Seven years. From the time The Beatles entered the collective conscience of American teenagers until the time the group called it quits was just seven years. (By comparison, the relatively-recent ...
Whether you're looking for famous people with dyslexia or want an educational documentary, these four will do the trick.
Eric Bana the actor becomes Bana the director and Bana the race-car driver in this very personal documentary. Benjamin Cox starts his engines and put the pedal to the floor.
A heartfelt and evocative look at arguably the biggest band in history, Ron Howard takes us on a journey of music, hysteria and history. Benjamin Cox straps in for the ride.
A rich introspective look at the history and city of Istanbul, as told from the point of view of the cats that live there.
In 1974, French high-wire performance artist Philippe Petit did the unthinkable, he slung a wire a quarter of a mile above the earth and walked between the Twin Towers.
Forget Spinal Tap - this is the rock documentary to end them all! Benjamin Cox turns it up to eleven for a touching and remarkable story about two friends who never gave up on their dreams.
Big cat trainer Mabel Stark spent more than 50 years in the ring—doing what circus bosses said a woman could never do. Available for streaming and DVD purchase, Mabel, Mabel Tiger Trainer documents the life of the world’s first lady tiger trainer.
A list of ten great documentaries about hard rock and heavy metal music, by a diehard metal fan and movie geek.
Win Wenders' excellent documentary about the almost-forgotten Cuban music scene is a stunning watch and an even better listen. Benjamin Cox quickly tracked down the album not long after...
A Pennsylvania family's YouTube videos have been turned into a movie called "Fraud" by a famous independent filmmaker. The story about the movie that they unwittingly stared in is quite a tale.
Documentary filmmaker Lu Chuan takes us on a journey deep into China's wildlife as he depicts three animal families struggling to survive in their environment.
Looking at the history and trends of documentary films, we seek to uncover just how real is the "real" in documentary films, and what new filmmakers are doing about it.
Liberal loudmouth Michael Moore takes aim at his favourite target and gives 'em both barrels. Benjamin Cox examines Moore's explosive documentary and wonders where it stands in today's world...
My review of the hit anti-Seaworld documentary Blackfish, and some thoughts about zoos and captivity in general.
Is there a better time than right now for a documentary about one of the most honest, humble, and life-affirming men of the last century? In a day when cynicism is at an all-time high and the country is split wider than at any time since the civil rights movement, Won’t ...