Nostalgia never grows old, nor do our spirits. Lance Oppenheim’s orgiastic documentary definitely delights with his wonderful examination of a Florida retirement community in “Some Kind of Heaven.” Taking place in the Villages, America’s largest retirement community in Florida, “Some Kind of Heaven” examines the unique utopia
Rarely can I recall a filmmaker following up an Academy Award winning film with an even more magnificent movie. Such is the case with Bryan Fogel’s fantastic documentary “The Dissident.” On October 2, 2018, Washington Post journalist and critic of the Saudi Arabian government, Jamal Khashoggi, walked
Grab a pint and pull up ye chair to hear about legendary singer, songwriter Shane MacGowan in “Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan.” Prolific music video director and documentarian Julien Temple triumphs in a heartfelt, humorous and exciting exploration of the iconic Pogues’ frontman.
The best documentary filmmaker right now is not named Alex Gibney, Steven James or Michael Moore, but Alex Winter. Once again, Winter wows audiences and takes them on a most excellent adventure with “Zappa.” Frank Zappa’s impact and influence is undeniable in the music industry. He was
From Second City to Chateau Marmont, John Belushi’s brilliance superseded societal norms to become “America’s Guest” as one of the most captivating comedy geniuses ever. His larger than life legend transcended target audiences and transformed pop culture to become a superstar simultaneously in film, television and music.
Ballet’s beautiful visuals and dazzling dances should sweep you off your feet. However, Golden Globe nominee “I Am A Dancer” maintains a disastrous environment creating a forgettable inauthentic film for those mildly amused with ballet staying complete out of step. Rudolf Nureyev was arguably and is still
Great things come to those who wait and Corinth Films doesn’t disappoint. Available for the first time on Blu-ray, “Einstein’s Universe” remains a remarkable, beautiful and breakthrough documentary detailing the theory of relativity,. Produced to celebrate the centenary birth of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein in 1979,
Everyone deserves to be a winner, even if it’s just for one day. “You Cannot Kill David Arquette” provides a triumphant comeback and an exceptionally entertaining movie that will make you laugh and cry. As the youngest member of the Arquette acting family, David Arquette always has
Certain celebrities transcend the entertainment world and astonishing athletes transform the world with the mere mention of their name. Tony Hawk’s influence is undeniable and from a video game, “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater,” multiple generations of gamers and skateboarders were born. Ludvig Gür’s delightful documentary “Pretending I’m
Never be afraid to stand up for injustice. For over 60 years, John Lewis’ activism has shaped the hearts and minds of countless generations and Dawn Porter’s documentary “John Lewis: Good Trouble” hopes to inspire some more. John Lewis has been at the forefront of social activism
Being yourself shouldn’t be a life or death decision. Academy Award-nominated director David France’s “Welcome to Chechnya” provides an emotional gut-punch and one of the most riveting documentaries of the year. Most Western cultures have embraced inclusivity, but being LGBTQ in certain parts of the world still
Would you ever revisit your worst nightmare? Acclaimed director Peter Medak meticulously attempts attacking his own worst demons and finally finds closure once in for all with “The Ghost of Peter Sellers.” Coming off critical acclaim with “The Ruling Class,” director Peter Medak was on a roll