Tag Archive: documentary

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

Movie Review: ‘The Beatles: Eight Days A Week’

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Director: Ron Howard Plot: Coming out of Liverpool in the 1960s The Beatles became the biggest musical act in history. Some 50 years on we follow the Fab Four on their touring years… Continue reading

Netflix Doco Binge: The Internet Makers (‘Downloaded’ and ‘The Internet’s Own Boy’)

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So far this week we’ve looked at documentaries focused on Nerd Culture and Porn, next up is a double bill about some of the people who pioneered ideas that have shaped the internet… Continue reading

Netflix Doco Binge – Porn! (‘Hot Girls Wanted’ and ‘After Porn Ends’)

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Don’t give me that look, you clicked on the article. Netflix currently hosts a couple of documentaries about this tawdry subject, the impact on those involved and the psychology surrounding it. Needless to… Continue reading

Netflix Doco Binge – Nerd Culture (‘Mudbloods’ and ‘Starring Adam West’)

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Urgh. It’s exam week. That means I have to spend all my spare time marking essays on film. It also means I’m going to spend a lot of time binge watching something in… Continue reading