Documentaries

MOVIE PREVIEW, TEASER: Religulous with Bill Maher

By at September 13, 2007 | 6:01 am | 15 Comments

MOVIE PREVIEW, TEASER: Religulous with Bill Maher

UPDATE (04.08.08) Check out the new Religulous teaser poster, with Mr. Maher making quite a "high-minded" statement...   UPDATE (03.05.08) After this post, you can see more Religulous details, including another hot-button appearance by Bill Maher on Larry King Live (seriously, what's so "live" about that show anyway?...)  ORIGINAL POST "This movie will make more...

Documentaries , Movie Posters , Movie Previews

PREVIEW: Michael Moore’s “Captain Mike Across America”

By at August 30, 2007 | 12:31 pm | 4 Comments

PREVIEW: Michael Moore’s “Captain Mike Across America”

Some people think Michael Moore's onscreen presence is the worst thing about his movies. If you're in that camp, you're just gonna love the SiCKO director's new documentary, Captain Mike Across America. After skewering the 2000 election embarrassment in Fahrenheit 9/11, Moore is back in Captain Mike chronicling his "Slacker Uprising" tour, where he hit 60 more...

Documentaries , Movie Previews

Filmmaker Interview: Your Mommy Kills Animals

By at July 24, 2007 | 8:05 am | 4 Comments

Filmmaker Interview: Your Mommy Kills Animals

Curt Johnson knows what he's doing. If you're gonna direct a controversial documentary, you may as well shock 'em right from the title. Michael Moore would probably agree. Your Mommy Kills Animals (my review on filmcritic.com) tells the story of the current animal rights movement in America, and it's not an easy story to tell. The movie is sad, infuriating, complex... more...

Documentaries , Independent Film , Interviews

“Young @ Heart” Documentary To Hit Theaters in 2008

By at July 3, 2007 | 10:39 am | 14 Comments

“Young @ Heart” Documentary To Hit Theaters in 2008

UPDATE: (04.19.08) -- Young@Heart is enjoying widespread acclaim, and the group has a rare live performance coming up in late April. Check out the reviews and video from their most recent show. Here's a documentary you can consider "high concept": A collection of elder folks perform modern rock songs from bands like Coldplay, Sonic Youth and The Ramones. They more...

Documentaries , Movie Previews