Category Archives: Documentary

True/False Wrap-Up

Stylistically, there’s not another music doc like this, however watching Cave drive his fancy sports car to his shrink to discuss his father wasn’t quite what I had in mind. Continue reading

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“I saw lightning bolts coming out of his ears”

I tend to like my documentaries a little on the freaky side.  So perhaps you’ll see why I’m so terribly excited to see the Source Family.   Cults, messiah, drugs, music, and more white outfits than Colonel Sander’s closet.  Here’s the run-down: The Source … Continue reading

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Leviathan

Yours truly was lucky enough to see Leviathan last night, a new documentary by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel.  It’s about commercial fishing in the North Atlantic, but that makes it sound so simple…… The above images may help convey the … Continue reading

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Gregory Crewdson Documentary

Lovers of art documentaries rejoice: Brief Encounters is released at the end of this month.  The documentary “provides an unparalleled view of the moment of creation of his images. It also reveals the life-story behind the work—through frank reflections on … Continue reading

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True/False Wrap-Up

The True/False Film Festival rules.  Flat out.  It combines one of my favorite pastimes (watching documentary films) within the confines of one of my favorite places on Planet Earth (Columbia Mo).  Obviously, I’m more than a little biased here.  But don’t take my word … Continue reading

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another great doc forthcoming….

Wayne White has many, many talents.  From Pee-Wee’s Playhouse to his unique painting style, he’s cemented his status as a giant (albeit a humble one) among us mortals…… Beauty is Embarrassing seems like a documentary that’s long overdue, plus it … Continue reading

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“maps to the skaters homes”

For some of you, this will matter very little. For others, the upcoming Bones Brigade documentary will be a very big deal.  The above teaser trailer/overview/featurette seems to suggest very great things (even if Mullen’s a little gushy on the … Continue reading

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The Real World of Jack Rebney

Prepare to be floored.  Winnebago Man is certainly the best documentary (if not film) I have seen this year.  Here’s the basic rundown : angry man out-takes from 80’s Winnebago industrial film become cult classic (via video then Youtube) ; … Continue reading

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