Today on Blogcritics
Home » Tag Archives: Documentary

Tag Archives: Documentary

DVD Review: ‘Looking For Johnny – The Legend Of Johnny Thunders’

Johnny Thunders Lrg

Helps keep the memory of Thunders alive and reminds of what he meant to popular music and those who loved him. Read More »

New York Film Festival: ‘Stray Dog’

Stray Dog Hall with a close family member. Photo from the documentary, 'Stray Dog.'

Biker, Vietnam vet, Christian, father, friend, neighbor. Ron "Stray Dog" Hall is all of these and much more in Debra Granik's riveting "slice-of-life" documentary about a working class American. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘I Am Eleven’

'I Am Eleven,' documentary film by Genevieve Bailey. Photo taken from the website.

'I Am Eleven' is an uplifting film that reminds us of our own inner goodness and innocence in a time when such reminders are often few and far between. Bailey has shone her spotlight on children's viewpoints around the world who share the same age, 11 years old. She affirms what we need to recognize in times of peace and conflict, that despite cultural differences, we all hope for love, peace and harmony. Read More »

‘Stripped’ Tackles Comics like no Documentary Before

stripped, comic strips

Stripped takes a fresh look at the history of newspaper comics, what they are today, and the shocking digital future that has dawned. Read More »

Athena Film Festival Movie Review: ‘Rebel’

Maria Agui Carter, director of Rebel, the documentary film.

A woman fighting during the Civil War? What is the likelihood that she would have donned trousers and taken up arms to fight with the South or the North? Rebel, directed by Maria Agui Carter reveals how this could happen and in fact did relating the adventures of Loreta Velazquez based on her forgotten memoir, 'The Woman in Battle'. Read More »

Sundance 2014 Movie Reviews: ‘Life Itself,’ ‘Ivory Tower,’ ‘What We Do in the Shadows’

WhatWeDointheShadows2

At the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, 40 entries are split between the U.S. and World Cinema Documentary categories and Doc Premieres. Read More »

TV Review: ‘Independent Lens’ – ‘At Berkeley’

At Berkeley

No two individuals will watch this and receive the same impression, and this may transform the lack of structure and message content (and context) into a good thing. Read More »

DVD Review: ‘Oil City Confidential’

Wilko Johnson and Lee Brilleaux

Oil City Confidential fails as a music documentary.. But as a study of Canvey Island and one of her most colorful residents, it’s diverting enough. Read More »

Interview: ‘Linsanity’ Director Evan Leong

Brian Yang, Evan Leong, Christopher C. Chen and Allen Lu

The film documents NBA star Jeremy Lin's many challenges, victories, and setbacks. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘Lone Survivor’

Lone_Survivor

Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's tragic story of his unit's fatal 2005 mission is badly recounted in a hamfisted, jingoistic torture porn. Read More »