The Unreleased “Portal” Prequel Is Getting A Documentary

So for a while, there was a planned prequel to Portal in development at Valve, and for some odd reason, the company killed the project. Now, the company is allowing a documentary to be made about the game. LunchHouse Software published a reveal trailer today that they’ve apparently been sitting on for a few weeks […]

“Richard Jewell” Shows Nightmare of “Guilty Until Proven Innocent”

The Irony of the AJC and “Richard Jewell” Film Controversy [OPINION]

Biopics/biographical dramas are works of fiction and Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell is no exception. The controversy surrounding the film involves Kathy Scruggs, the late reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution who covered Jewell during the 1996 Atlanta Olympic bombing. The film depicted Scruggs (Olivia Wilde) as a person willing to do anything to exchange sex for […]

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“Permanent Record”: Edward Snowden Memoir Out in September – We Have Questions

On Thursday morning, Edward Snowden announced he wrote a book. Permanent Record will be published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of MacMillan Publishing. It will be released in 20 countries on September 17th, including the US, United Kingdom, Canada and Germany. Snowden was a contractor for the National Security Agency who leaked highly-classified secrets of […]

You Should Watch Amazon's 'Life After Flash' 'Flash Gordon' Documentary

You Should Watch Amazon’s ‘Life After Flash’ ‘Flash Gordon’ Documentary

Take a second, really truly take a second, to imagine that the iconic score for Flash Gordon by Howard Blake and Queen was composed in 10 days. This is just one of the factoids you’ll pick up by watching Life After Flash, which just hit Amazon. Framed as a talking piece around stars Sam Jones and Melody Anderson, this documentary […]

Hey Freddie Kruger Fans, Check Out 'ICON: The Robert Englund Story' Trailer!

‘ICON: The Robert Englund Story’ Teaser Launched Ahead of IndieGoGo Campaign

Fans of Freddie Kruger know the man behind the claws, Robert Englund. The elegant actor has been a mainstay in the horror genre, and we’re getting a new documentary all about him! “If anyone deserves this sort of recognition, then it’s Robert Englund,” writer, producer, and co-director Gary Smart said of the upcoming documentary, ICON: The […]

First Trailer for Harrison Ford-Narrated ‘Armstrong’ Documentary Hits

If you are someone who LOVES learning about the great American Space Race and the astronauts who boldly went where no man had gone before, you need to check out Armstrong. A documentary about Neil Armstrong directed by David Fairehead is told through interviews, home footage, and Neil’s own words (narrated by fellow pilot Harrison Ford), Armstrong has […]

Crunchyroll Talks Localization in Anime in New Mini Doc

Crunchyroll Talks Localization in Anime in New Mini Doc

Crunchryoll has been having a lot of fun lately with some mini documentaries. The first covered the popularity of Gundpla models and how they saved the Gundam anime franchise. The latest talks about localization, what it is, and how it has forced changes in anime series for western audiences over the years. Here’s Crunchyroll host […]

HBO Sets Premieres for ‘Veep,’ ‘Big Little Lies,’ Michael Jackson Doc ‘Neverland’ and More

During the cable/streaming portion of this winter’s Television Critics Association (TCA) press event, HBO released the premiere dates for several upcoming projects, including new seasons of Veep and Big Little Lies as well as the debuts of miniseries Chernobyl, comedy series Los Espookys, and controversial Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland. Leaving Neverland (Sunday, March 3 – […]

[Sundance 2019] The Inventor Review: The Slow Motion Train Wreck that was Theranos

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley looks to examine how a company worth $9 billion dollars managed to completely flame out in a matter of years. Director: Alex Gibney Summary: Elizabeth Holmes arrived in Silicon Valley with a revolutionary medical invention. She called it “the Edison”: a small, hyper-sophisticated black box that performed […]

Martin Scorsese’s Bob Dylan Documentary ‘Rolling Thunder’ Coming to Netflix

Martin Scorsese is re-teaming with Bob Dylan for a new documentary project coming exclusively to Netflix. Called “Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese”, it’s a safe bet this won’t be your average music documentary. This also isn’t the first time the two titans of their industries have worked together. In 2005, Scorsese directed “No Direction Home: […]

Watch: Trailer for ‘I Am Paul Walker’ Documentary

Hard to believe it’s only been 5 years since the loss of actor Paul Walker. While probably best known for his role of Bryan in the Fast & Furious franchise, Walker was an avid motorsports enthusiast. I Am Paul Walker, a documentary directed by Adrian Buitenhuis (which aired on television earlier this year) aims to tell the […]

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‘Eating Animals’ Makes You Reconsider Eating Animals

I consider myself a pretty hardcore carnivore, so when I first heard about Eating Animals, I was reticent to watch for fear it would be a 95-minute guilt fest. The good news is the goal of the movie is not to shame you out of participating in carnivorous or omnivorous eating habits, though it does […]

FX, Hulu, and The New York Times All in on Docuseries ‘The Weekly’

In a mash-up of media’s past, present and future, cable network FX and streaming service Hulu are teaming up with The New York Times for The Weekly. Produced in conjunction with Red Arrow Studios’ Left/Right (This American Life, The Circus), the weekly narrative docuseries will highlight key stories from the storied newspaper to tell the stories […]

[Tribeca 2018] ‘Love, Gilda’ Review: A Touching Tribute to a Prime-Time Talent

Though the Tribeca Film Festival is known for (obviously) being a film festival, the 2018 edition opened with a touching documentary on an influential female comedian best known for her ground-breaking work on the small screen. Director/producer Lisa D’Apolito‘s Love, Gilda premiered at the Beacon Theater as the kick-off to the popular film festival, spotlighting the […]