‘McCULLIN’ Takes You Into the Hell of War Through the Eyes of a Photojournalist

By Gregory Crofton The “albeano” – what the word albino sounds like coming from Don McCullin – was starving to death. It pained the photographer when the 9 year old with bulging eyes followed him around camp silently asking for…

‘ICEBERG SLIM: PORTRAIT OF A PIMP’ is a Stone Cold Gas

By Gregory Crofton When he ran a game on you, his eyes flashed wide open to make a point. They opened so wide they looked like they were bulging out of his head. Iceberg Slim did that, the most famous…

Tribute to Photojournalist Tim Hetherington is About Wanting to Be at the Frontline of a War

By Gregory Crofton Sebastian Junger — author of “A Perfect Storm,” “A Death in Belmont,” and most recently “War,” — typically works as a print journalist writing books and articles. But his latest project is a documentary about the life…

‘THE REAL ROCKY’: A Revealing Doc that Makes Blood Squirt on Your Screen

By Gregory Crofton “THE REAL ROCKY,” a film about Chuck Wepner, a boxer from New Jersey, starts with boxing reporters sitting around and talking about fighters and fights. Exactly the kind of thing I’m not interested in. Despite the beginning,…

Madoff Secretary Documentary: ‘IN GOD WE TRUST’

Surprise. Bernie Madoff could be a prick who acted like he knew everything. The trailer for “In God We Trust,” a documentary set to premiere soon at Tribeca Film Festival reveals this Madoff character flaw, hopefully one of many interesting…

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