Posts filed under "Documentary"

Hot Docs 2014: Penthouse North (2014)

Posted by Robert Liwanag April 19, 2014 0 Comment 4905 views

Ostensibly about a rent controlled Manhattan apartment, Penthouse North is really a meditation on aging, denial and misguided nostalgia.

Hot Docs 2014: David & Me (2014)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 18, 2014 0 Comment 3938 views

Meant to shine a light on the plight of wrongly convicted David McCallum, David & Me mostly shines a spotlight on filmmaker Ray Klonsky.

Hot Docs 2014: The Notorious Mr. Bout (2014)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 18, 2014 0 Comment 3750 views

As much an examination of international laws regarding the arms trade as a character study of Viktor Bout, The Notorious Mr. Bout is also incredibly funny and entertaining.

Hot Docs 2014: The Sheik (2014)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 17, 2014 0 Comment 4548 views

Don’t be a jabroni for fuck’s sake. Just go see The Sheik at Hot Docs.

Hot Docs 2014: No Lullaby (2014)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 17, 2014 0 Comment 3379 views

No Lullaby is not an easy or pleasant documentary to watch but it is an unswerving look at the lasting impact of childhood sexual abuse.

Hot Docs 2014: The Writer with No Hands (2014)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 16, 2014 0 Comment 4447 views

The Writer with No Hands is a look at whether a conspiracy theory is more about the conspiracy or the theorist.

Hot Docs 2014: The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz (2014)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 16, 2014 0 Comment 3422 views

Aaron Swartz’s story is an impossibly sad one, but The Internet’s Own Boy deserves much credit for veering toward the moving and the inspirational rather than the tragic.

Hot Docs 2014: Alfred and Jakobine (2013)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 15, 2014 0 Comment 3962 views

Alfred and Jakobine, form directors Jonathan Howells and Tom Roberts, is a remarkable story about the endurance of love and loss.

Hot Docs 2014: Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere (2014)

Posted by Jason Wilson April 15, 2014 0 Comment 5298 views

Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere is the story of a disappeared professor and the small town who knew him.

Hot Docs 2014: Jutra (2014)

Posted by Jared Bratt April 14, 2014 1 Comment 4089 views

Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s intimate (yet expansive and inviting) short-documentary, Jutra, recites to us the evolution and premature demise of maverick Quebec filmmaker, Claude Jutra

Page 5 of 18« First...34567...10...Last »