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Netflix Announces 2018 Tribeca Film Festival Films and Documentaries

With a little more than a month to go before the famed film festival, Netflix has released their feature film and documentary feature selections for the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Taking place from April 18-29 in New York City, the streaming service’s four selections include two North American feature film debuts (Cargo, Sunday’s Illness aka La Enfermedad […]

Blumhouse Sets ‘No One Saw a Thing’ Doc Series at SundanceTV

A murder takes place in front of five dozen witnesses — seems pretty much a slam dunk case, right? Yet over 30 years later, the case remains unsolved because apparently No One Saw a Thing: also the title of Blumhouse Television’s six-episode true crime documentary series for SundanceTV. Israeli documentarian Avi Belkin (Winding) will direct the project and […]

Chris Claremont on How Heroes Stand up for Social Inequity, and the Re-Released X-Men Doc

For the upcoming expanded re-release of the Patrick Meaney-directed documentary, Chris Claremont’s X-Men, I was given the opportunity to interview both Meaney and Chris Claremont himself to talk about the documentary, the X-Men, and the kind of comics the world needs. BC: I’ll start with Mr. Claremont. This is one you probably get a lot, but I have to […]

James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction Looks to Sci-Fi’s Past and Future

With Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead) covering the history of comic books, AMC is going to another heavy-hitter to tell the story of science fiction: James Cameron, director of legendary sci-fi films The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss, Terminator 2: Judgement Day and Avatar. Originally announced in early 2017, James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction will examine how […]

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There is a Documentary on the Way About the History of Funko

Making Fun: The Story of Funko is a new documentary about the history of the company that in the last few years has become one of the most popular toy brands in the world. We were shown some footage from the film at Funko Fundays at SDCC this past July, and now we have a […]

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Netflix Doc Shorts Feature Author Ram Dass, Archer Deepika Kumari

Netflix continues to bolster its already impressive slate of documentaries and docu-series going into 2018, announcing a lineup of new documentary shorts for the first part of the new year. From Eastern European street traders and dedicated medical visionaries to an inspiring archer and a psychedelic pioneer, the streaming service looks to continue diversifying its […]

Netflix Doc Series ‘Rotten’, ‘Dirty Money’ Tackle Food, Corporate Corruption

Having tackled the topics of corruption and injustice through critically acclaimed documentaries like 13th, The Keepers and Making a Murderer, Netflix is setting its sights on the corporate world and global food production. Zero Point Zero Productions’ (Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, The Mind of a Chef) food expose Rotten and Alex Gibney’s Dirty Money are both […]

Will Smith to Host Darren Aronofsky Earth Series for Nat Geo

Actor Will Smith‘s next adventure will keep him firmly footed on terra firma, as the star of Netflix’s upcoming sci-fi film Bright is set to host National Geographic‘s upcoming event series One Strange Rock. Executive produced by Darren Aronofsky (mother!, The Wrestler), the 10-episode series tells the story of Earth, what exactly makes it so […]

Amazon Spotlights Manchester City In New Soccer Series

Amazon is setting its sports sights across the pond for their next project: an as-yet-untitled series that will take viewers behind the scenes of English soccer team Manchester City over the course of a single season. Set to launch exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 2018, the series will follow team coach Pep Guardiola and his […]

John Oliver, Wyatt Cenac Developing Late-Night Docuseries For HBO

John Oliver is expanding his creative influence at HBO, with the Emmy award-winning Last Week Tonight host teaming with fellow The Daily Show alum Wyatt Cenac for a new docuseries at the premium cable network. Cenac, Oliver and Ezra Edelman will serve as executive producers; as will Hallie Haglund (The Daily Show), who will also serve […]

‘Spielberg’: HBO Releases First Trailer for Steven Spielberg Doc

  For nearly 50 years, Steven Spielberg has changed the way we experience movies. Through films as diverse as Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Schindler’s List and Bridge of Spies, Spielberg has mostly let his craft to the talking for him…until now. The director finds himself in front of the camera as the […]

Whose Streets? Trailer Looks At The Black Lives Matter Movement

There has been a lot of civil unrest in the United States in the last several years. It seems to be getting worse every day, with people on both sides becoming more and more extreme. The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri sparked a movement and a nation wide debate about how racial minorities […]


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Beetlejuice Fan Film ‘Documentary For The Recently Deceased’ Needs Your Help

Probably one the most enduring roles of Michael Keaton‘s film career, the undead trickster Beetlejuice continues to speak to fans on all planes of existence. Fans of Tim Burton‘s 1988 classic dead-undead-dead comedy have taken up the cause of producing a documentary about the groundbreaking special effects and production woes behind the film. And they need your help […]

The Trailer For The Simpsons Documentary ‘The Problem With Apu’

When does comedy become harmful? It’s a line that we’ve been talking about for years and a new documentary is looking to see where that line got harmful. In this case it comes down to the The Simpsons and the character of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon. Comedian Hari Kondabolu has decided that he’s had enough of this […]

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Temple Of Art: The SDCC Panel You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Want To Miss

I’d been looking forward to the Temple of Art panel for a while, but I’m guessing that since it was at 8 p.m. on Saturday night at SDCC, most people did not have it on their radar. With a panel that included filmmakers Allan Amato and Olga Nunes, as well documentary subjects Bill Sienkiewicz, David […]


Michael Moore’s New Film ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Bought By Weinsteins

Michael Moore has been working on a new documentary called Fahrenheit 11/9 and you have three guesses as to what it’s going to be about. The documentary has been bought by The Weinstein Company to secure the worldwide rights for the film despite it still being in the production according to Deadline. The “11/9” refers […]

‘Score’ Is A Documentary For The OST Nerd In All Of Us

A good score can make a good movie great or ruin what could be amazing scene. The great composers will make a theme that is instantly iconic that will live on for as long as the characters or story. Score is a documentary about the composers that make our movies great by bringing these amazing […]