THE IMPOSSIBLE: A Disaster Horror Movie, Also a True Story

Had no interest in watching a movie in watching “THE IMPOSSIBLE,” a Hollywood movie about the 2004 tsunami that hit Indonesia and killed more than 200,000 people. Why bother? Didn’t want to think about it again, had already heard enough…

THE GATEKEEPERS: Wait, Watch It At Home

“THE GATEKEEPERS” is a documentary film full of meaning and explanation. It educates Americans, and reveals and puts into context what’s going on between Israel and Palestine, something that is direly needed. The images – “terrorists” hands zip-tied behind their…

Digital vs. Film: Keanu Reeves in ‘SIDE BY SIDE’

“SIDE BY SIDE” is the worst title for a documentary film, or any other type of film. However there is a ton of good information and many interesting interviews with film directors in “SIDE BY SIDE,” a doc directed by…

‘KLITSCHKO’: Documentary about Two Ukrainian Brothers Who Box

Watched “KLITSCHKO” last night on demand from HBO. It’s pretty long, but worth your time. Its beautifully framed, slow-motion shots of punches communicate the vicious reality of boxing. It also delves into the disaster at Chernobyl, as the boxing brothers…

‘LEVIATHAN’ is an Experimental Documentary About Commercial Fishing

LEVIATHAN (2012) 87 minutes Directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel The directors of this film have made something entirely new and different. “LEVIATHAN” is refreshing and admirable, but it requires patience. It’s a commercial fishing documentary, and one not…

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