Unless you’re a child of the 80s, it’s quite conceivable that you’ve never even heard the name Joan Jett. Out of the mainstream for thirty years, Jett’s name has only come up in the past decade in punk rock circles (she’s a well-known producer) and because of her 2015 induction into the Rock and...
A list of ten great documentaries about hard rock and heavy metal music, by a diehard metal fan and movie geek.
Whether you're looking for famous people with dyslexia or want an educational documentary, these four will do the trick.
It’s no secret that Michael Moore wears his politics on his sleeve. And his pant legs. And around his waist, on his head, and in his shoes. Fourteen years ago he famously skewered the George W. Bush administration in the Palme d'Or-winning documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, followed by 2007’s Sicko...
It’s extremely rare for a rock climber to make international headlines, but 31-year-old Alex Honnold did just that when, on June 3, 2017, he scaled the 3,300-foot-tall vertical granite wall of El Capitan in California’s Yosemite National Park. It’s an impressive enough feat with ropes and pitons...
Michael Moore is at it again with his newest documentary that tackles issues regarding our nation; whether it be in politics or other crises that plague the United States currently, as well as attempting to bring certain information to light about President Donald Trump with how he gained office.
With the 100th anniversary of the end of the conflict, Peter Jackson was entrusted to come up with a documentary telling the tale of World War One. As Benjamin Cox discovers, what he actually does is send us back in time...
My review of the hit anti-Seaworld documentary Blackfish, and some thoughts about zoos and captivity in general.
Dinesh D'Souza, once again, releases a "documentary" claiming the Democratic party is full of racism, tyranny, and Nazism. The only way to save our country is to be a Republican.
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.
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.
Peter Jackson, the director best known for the Lord of the Ring and the Hobbit trilogies, used modern technology to bring to life archival footage of World War I in this new documentary.
Possibly the longest film I'll ever watch, Peter Bogdanovich's extensive documentary about an iconic American rock band should be the blueprint for others to follow. Benjamin Cox embraces the nostalgia.
Twenty years on from the Columbine shooting, has America learned any lessons? Benjamin Cox looks back at the film that not only made Michael Moore the face of extreme liberalism but also posed difficult questions yet to be answered.
Cynthia De Moss is an actress and media artist who appeared in We Live In Public, a film about Josh Harris.
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.