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.
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 list of ten great documentaries about hard rock and heavy metal music, by a diehard metal fan and movie geek.
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.
In the mid-1980s there were few men who could claim rock god status quite like Michael Hutchence. The hugely charismatic lead singer of INXS burst on the scene with his band’s first big hit, 1985’s “What You Need” (though true fans remember as far back as 1982’s “The One Thing” and ...
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.
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.
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...
Whether you're looking for famous people with dyslexia or want an educational documentary, these four will do the trick.
Cynthia De Moss is an actress and media artist who appeared in We Live In Public, a film about Josh Harris.
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.
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 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.
In July 2016, the interwebs were abuzz with the “TaylorSwiftIsOverParty” hashtag, trumpeting what many thought (and, no doubt, hoped) was the end of an era in pop music. As we have learned in the three years since, however, reports of the singer’s demise were greatly exaggerated...
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.