WINGS OF HOPE

“Wings of Hope” is a 2000 made-for-TV documentary directed by Werner Herzog. The film explores the story of Juliane Koepcke, a German Peruvian woman who was the sole survivor of Peruvian flight LANSA Flight 508 following its mid-air disintegration after…

Mac Miller: How a White Kid from Pittsburgh Earned Acceptance in Hip Hop

A lot of people assumed Mac Miller would be just another white boy frat rapper that faded out with time, but Mac evolved and grew up over the years. He was a true artist and never used his whiteness as…

Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived

During his remarkable career with the Boston Red Sox, Ted Williams earned many nicknames – The Kid, The Splendid Splinter and Teddy Ballgame, but the only nickname that he wanted was “the greatest hitter who ever lived.” In that pursuit,…

‘FREE SOLO’ is the Best Documentary of the Year, One Man’s Mission to Climb El Capitan Without a Rope

By Gregory Crofton “FREE SOLO” is a phenomenal ride. Daring filmmakers allow us to follow mountain climber Alex Honnold as he attempts to scale a 3,000-foot slab of granite in Yosemite using only his chalked hands and booted feet. Spider…

Bring Your Own Doc: Meet the Filmmakers Behind the ‘WEINER’ Documentary

“WEINER,” a documentary about former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner, is explored with directors Elyse Steinberg & Josh Kriegman. The directors explain how they attempted to portray Weiner as more than just a tabloid punchline by painting a more nuanced,…

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