Empathizing with Genius: New Doc ‘Long Promised Road’ Puts Together the Pieces of Brian Wilson

By Gregory Crofton Opening night of the 52nd Nashville Film Festival was a blast as a large group of certifiable film freaks defied the dangers of COVID-19 to meet up in person and watch “Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road.” This…

Anthony Bourdain Travels Through His Heart of Darkness in ‘ROADRUNNER’

By Gregory Crofton Director Morgan Neville (40 Feet from Stardom, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?) was on a mission with this film to help the world deal with the sudden death of chef, author and television star Anthony Bourdain at…

Daniel Johnston Interview on Public Access

Daniel Johnston interview with Public Access Media in Seattle, WA before show at Neumo’s circa 2005 or 2006. (Source: Public Access Media)

“32 PILLS” is a Disturbing But Valuable Look at the Impact of Suicide, Mental Illness and Alcoholism

By Gregory Crofton In 2008, after years of enduring the darkest miseries of mental illness, a photographer and artist committed suicide in her Manhattan loft. She left behind 15 notes to various loved ones, and plenty of food for her…

Snowflake, Arizona: Where the Residents are Allergic to Life

A small community in Snowflake, Arizona, has retreated into the desert to escape modern life. Residents say they have multiple chemical sensitivities and environmental illness, which have not been scientifically proven as real illnesses by medical professionals. (Source: The Guardian)

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