Review: Valiant Documentary, ‘This Changes Everything,’ Probably Won’t

‘This Changes Everything’ details the struggle of women in films and television to break through the systemic discrimination of Hollywood.

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Hot Docs 2019: ‘On the President’s Orders’ Documents the Philippine Drug War

‘On the President’s Orders,’ directed by James Jones and Olivier Sarbil, is a jarring account of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs.

Hot Docs 2019: ‘The Corporate Coup D’État’ Examines For-Profit Politics

A look at how private interests are taking over American politics, ‘The Corporate Coup D’État’ makes its Canadian debut at Hot Docs 2019 in Toronto, Canada.

‘Heartworn Highways’ Revisited

If you liked the 1976 outlaw country music documentary Heartworn Highways, it is now available on home video, along with a new companion doc called Heartworn Highways Revisited.

The Week In Horror: ‘The Ranger,’ Frank Henenlotter, ‘Unfriended’ + ‘Halloween’

If you’re at SXSW, you can see the debut of Jenn Wexler’s The Ranger on March 12, 13, and 15, a movie in which group of punks run afoul of a psychotic park ranger.

‘D.O.A.: A Right of Passage’ is a Messy, Essential Document of Punk

The documentary D.O.A. was filmed almost guerrilla style, funded by High Times magazine, with director Lech Kowalski following the Sex Pistols on the doomed 1978 tour of America. The band didn’t … Continue reading ‘D.O.A.: A Right of Passage’ is a Messy, Essential Document of Punk

31 Days of Horror: 78/52

The new documentary 78/52 dives deep into the technical aspects, meanings, anecdotes, and impact of Alfred Hitchcock’s notorious shower scene from his landmark 1960 film Psycho. (The film’s title refers to the 78 … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: 78/52

31 Days of Horror 2017: Beware the Slenderman

Almost as horrific as an actual movie about this man-made monster, Beware the Slenderman, the documentary about two teenaged girls who tried to kill another young girl and then blame … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2017: Beware the Slenderman

True Crime Corner: Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris

What do you get when two convicts, with one heinous plan, join forces when they are released from prison? You get The Toolbox Killers, on this edition of True Crime … Continue reading True Crime Corner: Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris

Hot Docs: ‘Living the Game’ and ‘Ukiyo-e Heroes

Gaming culture’s gotten huge. It’s easy to miss, but the gaming industry makes more than either the movie or music industries. Hot Docs in Toronto plugs into the gaming world this year … Continue reading Hot Docs: ‘Living the Game’ and ‘Ukiyo-e Heroes

‘Pecking Order’ Scores Blue Ribbon Hilarity For Its Look at Competitive Chicken Breeding

Get a small group of people together with a common interest, it’s going to get competitive. Give it a little time, it’ll get political and weird, too. Christopher Guest’s Best In … Continue reading ‘Pecking Order’ Scores Blue Ribbon Hilarity For Its Look at Competitive Chicken Breeding