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Costa Rican Paradise Turns Into House of Horror (42 minutes, 2014)

Posted on September 29th, by admin in Crime, Mystery. No Comments

A Costa Rican paradise turns into a house of horror. How did a Wall Street millionaire end up shot dead in his bedroom? “48 Hours” correspondent Susan Spencer investigates.

Michael Mann Made: From L.A. Takedown to Heat (12 minutes, 1997)

Posted on September 28th, by admin in Biography, Film. No Comments

Hollywood film director Michael Mann explains his creative process. He talks about “Thief,” “Heat,” “L.A. Takedown” and much more.

Cosmic Psychos: Blokes You Can Trust (90 minutes, 2014)

Posted on September 28th, by admin in Rock. No Comments

For 30 years, the Cosmic Psychos have blazed a trail of empty beer cans and busted ear drums around the globe with their quintessential Australian drawl and pounding punk rock songs.

Fronted by Ross Knight, BLOKES YOU CAN TRUST tracks the band’s adventures along the rock and roll highway, from downtown Kyneton in rural Victoria, into some of New York’s finest S & M parlours and the Seattle grunge scene where they were highly influential. Nirvana were Psychos fans…they even played shows with Pearl Jam. But perhaps their biggest reputation was their ability to drink pubs dry, with word quickly spreading as a warning to other touring bands – “Never drink with the Psychos!”
With appearances by Eddie Vedder, Mudhoney, The Melvins, Butch Vig, Hard-Ons, L7 (to name but a few), this documentary is a full frontal assault on the senses. Loud, … Read More »

Monkey Swings at the Nashville Zoo (4 minutes, 2014)

Posted on September 28th, by admin in Animals/Wildlife. No Comments

A Siamang monkey swinging from limb to limb like Tarzan at the Nashville Zoo. Mayor Karl Dean bought this monkey for the zoo because he’s so good at being a monkey.

Conversations Inside the Criterion Collection: “Rosemary’s Baby” (47 minutes, 2014)

Posted on September 28th, by admin in Art, Film. No Comments

Director Roman Polanski, actress Mia Farrow and producer Robert Evans tell the story of bringing “Rosemary’s Baby” to life.

Rosemary’s Baby is the reigning champ of psychological terrors. The film finds Mia Farrow as a young mother-to-be who believes that everyone is hatching a satanic plot against her and her baby. In this documentary, director Roman Polanski, actress Mia Farrow, and producer Bob Evans battle back and forth about the inception and completion of the iconic film. This doc has it all: Frank Sinatra dissing Mia, top-secret casting wishes, and behind-the-scenes fights. (Source: VICE)

9/11: The Falling Man (71 minutes, 2007)

Posted on September 13th, by admin in Disasters, History. No Comments

One of the most compelling documentaries born out of the tragedy of 9/11. It focuses on a photograph taken that day of a man who had to jump from a burning Twin Tower. Who was this man?

A Lie Agreed Upon: David Milch’s ‘Deadwood’ (26 minutes, 2014)

Posted on September 13th, by admin in Television. No Comments


A video essay to mark the 10th anniversary of David Milch’s landmark HBO series “Deadwood”
Narrated by Jim Beaver
Written & Produced by Matt Zoller Seitz
Edited by Steven Santos

The Blues Accordin’ to Lightnin’ Hopkins (30 minutes, 1970)

Posted on September 9th, by admin in Blues. No Comments

A documentary directed and produced by Les Blank that gives an opportunity to plunge into the atmosphere, which developed country blues as such, without lovely sweetness and sentimentality. Life rural African-American population of Texas in its stark nakedness and everyday life, in the comments Lightnin ‘Hopkins’ and of course, the music from it.

INTERPOL: The Making of Band’s New Record “El Pintor” (17 minutes, 2014)

Posted on September 9th, by admin in Rock. No Comments

INTERPOL released a new record, its fifth, “El Pintor” today. James Brown, an Englishman living in Brooklyn, produced the record, which was mixed by Alan Moulder. This short documentary describes the band’s writing and recording process, and how songs translate on stage.

Heath Ledger on Role Playing (5 minutes, 2014)

Posted on September 8th, by admin in Performing Arts. No Comments

The PBS Digital series “Blank on Blank” puts a Heath Ledger interview to animation. “My nervous energy is usually the easiest form of energy to tap into” – Heath Ledger

Interview by Christine Spines in Fall 2005. Her profile ran in Entertainment Weekly.

In a Dream (78 minutes, 2008)

Posted on September 6th, by admin in Art, Biography, Family. No Comments

In the vibrant Bohemian neighborhood of South Philadelphia, 50,000-square feet of concrete are covered with beautiful tile and mirrors artwork. Wonder Why? Isaiah Zagar, an eccentric, tormented artist created murals chronicling the love he had for his wife, Julia.

Catching Up With Joan Rivers (20 minutes, 2013, Wall Street Journal)

Posted on September 5th, by admin in Biography, Comedy. No Comments

Famed comedienne Joan Rivers talks to the Wall Street Journal’s Lee Hawkins about her “Joan & Melissa” reality show with her daughter, Melissa, her new digital series “In Bed With Joan Rivers,” and the secrets to her entertainment industry success.