Posts Tagged: documentary

“Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” is A Don’t Miss Documentary

With a mix of still photographs, rare video clips, interviews and more, Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise is an informative, moving and compelling story about one of the most phenomenal women in American history. We all know Maya as a writer,

“Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” is A Don’t Miss Documentary

With a mix of still photographs, rare video clips, interviews and more, Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise is an informative, moving and compelling story about one of the most phenomenal women in American history. We all know Maya as a writer,

Movie Review: “City of Gold” is a Charming Bio-Doc About One of America’s Last Great Food Critics

 Jonathan Gold is one of the most influential people in creating the concept of how the city of Los Angeles views itself. As a long-time food critic he taught L.A. residents about the value of seeking out authentic ethnic foods

Movie Review: “City of Gold” is a Charming Bio-Doc About One of America’s Last Great Food Critics

 Jonathan Gold is one of the most influential people in creating the concept of how the city of Los Angeles views itself. As a long-time food critic he taught L.A. residents about the value of seeking out authentic ethnic foods

Architect Eugene Tsui Thrills Crowd at HCAF Screening of the Film “Telos”

Eugene Tsui is an architect, clothing designer and warrior for the environment. He envisions and creates buildings based on designs in nature and has created homes that are termite proof, earthquake proof and have natural light, natural cooling and built-in

Architect Eugene Tsui Thrills Crowd at HCAF Screening of the Film “Telos”

Eugene Tsui is an architect, clothing designer and warrior for the environment. He envisions and creates buildings based on designs in nature and has created homes that are termite proof, earthquake proof and have natural light, natural cooling and built-in

Movie Review: “A LEGO Brickumentary” the Shilling is Not Worth the Kitsch

Slick production, big name cameos, bright colors and fun music aren’t enough to make this film worth your time UNLESS you are a brick enthusiast. For the rare documentary viewer who actually knows that LEGOs are called bricks and not

Movie Review: “A LEGO Brickumentary” the Shilling is Not Worth the Kitsch

Slick production, big name cameos, bright colors and fun music aren’t enough to make this film worth your time UNLESS you are a brick enthusiast. For the rare documentary viewer who actually knows that LEGOs are called bricks and not

Film Review: “Cartel Land” Propels Viewers Into the Terrifying Lives of Vigilantes 

From the tight opening shot of a black sky obscured by the masked faces of sweating men boiling, mixing and pouring meth in the middle of the dessert viewers will fall deeply into the complex world of Cartel Land. “We

Film Review: “Cartel Land” Propels Viewers Into the Terrifying Lives of Vigilantes 

From the tight opening shot of a black sky obscured by the masked faces of sweating men boiling, mixing and pouring meth in the middle of the dessert viewers will fall deeply into the complex world of Cartel Land. “We

“Amy” is a Cinematic Wonder, One of the Best Movies of the Year

We all feel like we know the story of Amy Winehouse. She was a talented musician who, unfortunately, was also a junkie. People called her trash, washed up and her struggles with drugs, alcohol and bulimia became a joke to

“Amy” is a Cinematic Wonder, One of the Best Movies of the Year

We all feel like we know the story of Amy Winehouse. She was a talented musician who, unfortunately, was also a junkie. People called her trash, washed up and her struggles with drugs, alcohol and bulimia became a joke to

Salinger- a fast paced documentary as polarizing as the author himself

“Extremely cinematic”-Entertainment Weekly “Plodding and mostly pointless”– Washington Post “A fascinating picture”–San Francisco Chronicle  “Salinger fans will have to contend with this garish and confusing portrait.”–New York Times   It seems strangely fitting that the reviews for the splendid documentary,

Salinger- a fast paced documentary as polarizing as the author himself

“Extremely cinematic”-Entertainment Weekly “Plodding and mostly pointless”– Washington Post “A fascinating picture”–San Francisco Chronicle  “Salinger fans will have to contend with this garish and confusing portrait.”–New York Times   It seems strangely fitting that the reviews for the splendid documentary,