Tag Archive: documentary

Movie Review: ‘Val’

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During the 80’s and 90’s actor Val Kilmer was one of the most popular stars in cinema. Bringing an intense method actor working style to leading man roles. He could be counted on… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Sparks Brothers’

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Director: Edgar Wright Plot: Ron and Russell Mael are the brothers at the front of Sparks, an oddball pop band with 50 years and almost 300 songs under their belt. Review: I’m not… Continue reading

Retro Movie Review: ‘Punishment Park’ (1971)

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Director: Peter Watkins Cast: Mark Keats, Gladys Golden, Sanford Golden, Sigmund Rich, George Gregory, Katherine Quittner, Carmen Argenziano Plot: Under the Nixon presidency, a tribunal is establish to deal with anti-government activists. They… Continue reading

What to Watch in Your 7 Day Free Shudder Trail

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I’ve been waiting for Shudder for a while now. The Dead Meat channel are always talking about the cool stuff they watched on it. It arrived in Australia yesterday. We grabbed the free… Continue reading

Movie Review: Won’t You Be My Neighbor

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In the late 1960’s a kindly soft-spoken man decided to use the medium of television to reach out to children in a way no other show was doing. This man was Fred Rogers,… Continue reading

‘Salesman’ – 50th Anniversary Retrospective

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In the 1960’s getting your hands on filming equipment could be difficult, and when you got it you wanted to utilize your resources on something grand. But brothers, Albert and David Maysles decided… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Reagan Show’

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Anyone who knows me knows I love historical documentaries, and this is what drew me to see the CNN Films documentary the Reagan Show. As you may have guessed this film documents the… Continue reading

Watch This Film: ‘I Am Jane Doe’ (2017)

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Documentaries can be powerful ways to educate and humble us. Sometimes a film comes along that opens our eyes to something we may never have known about before. That’s where I am Jane… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Russian Woodpecker’

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Psychologists point out that when we experience traumatic and tragic event, which almost seems outside the realm of possibility we tend to make connections where none may exist. In the 2015 documentary the… Continue reading

Review: ‘Girl on Girl: An Original Documentary’ (2015)

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On Sunday, December 11th I attended a screening of Girl on Girl: An Original Documentary (2015). This was an important film for me. As someone who identifies as a feminine member of the… Continue reading