We are constantly being told to keep our emotions at bay, with insipid phrases quipping at us, we are conditioned to believe that feelings are the enemy. If you cry, you are weak. If you admit that you’re unhappy, you’re attention seeking. If you do anything remotely “sensitive,” you are condemned. This ideology is wrong: There is no harm in talking about how you are … Continue reading The Work – Review
If there is a story, there is a documentary. There is a beauty in that. People tend to think of the format as something sacred for debutantes, celebrities, and ginormous events springing up in human history. But time and time again, the filmmakers have proven that even the tales of our family and friends would make riveting materials for a film. I mean, the best … Continue reading Pecking Order – Review
Prison is designed to reform its inmates and allow them back into society as an upstanding member, people have debated the efficacy of whether this is true for decades, but to little avail. The Work takes a documentary crew into Folsom Prison to observe a four day therapy session with inmates and people from outside the prison system. The trailers show plenty of various emotions … Continue reading The Work – Brand New Trailer!
Curious George is viewed by many as a cultural icon. His books are sold around the world, in many different languages, but very few people know about his creators. The parents that nurtured and raised their idea into what it has become today. Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators is a documentary that aims to tell that story after receiving its funding on … Continue reading Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators – Brand New Trailer!
On paper it seems like a dull documentary. A rock photography and his life, told through his pictures and himself. It’s hard to really replicate the energy or electric from yesteryear. Especially for two hours on the documentary . Yet Shot! the Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock is a powerful and superb film that grabs you for every second. For a man literally named Mick Rock, … Continue reading Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock – Review
Why do we make films? Why do filmmakers go through the struggle to produce a cinematic ventures? Why do we do it? After all, many, MANY of the films that are being produced yearly never reach a wide audience or lift off the ground. You read anything about directors, writers, and producers behind the scenes, you know that projects fall through and it’s extremely upsetting … Continue reading Steve McQueen: The Mans & Le Mans – Review