2013 PGA nominees for Best Documentary

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 30, 2012) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the Documentary Motion Picture nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 24th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The nominated films, listed below in alphabetical order, are: A...
Posted On 30 Nov 2012

The Contenders: Marley

Bob Marley’s life is very well known inside and out but Oscar winning Documentary filmmaker Kevin Macdonald’s “Marley” thinks otherwise and has enough surprises in it filled with haunting revelations to make it a real stunner. It helps that Macdonald uses...

Ten Documentaries Worth a Watch – Part One

Once again, the documentary category will contain an embarrassment of riches. You might not be nearly as moved by many of the films in the narrative race for Best Picture as you will be by the real life issues explored in the documentary category.  As Warren Beatty and Dustin...
Posted On 19 Nov 2012

Wells Still Mad that Central Park Five Doesn’t Blame the Victim Enough

Jeff Wells over at Hollywood-Elsewhere.com dragged out an old interview with the Central Park Jogger and Oprah in order to prove his point, that he’s been making since Telluride, that the jogger is somehow at fault for choosing to jog in Central Park (on the upper east...
Posted On 30 Oct 2012

New Trailer – Rolling Stones Crossfire Hurricane

Crossfire Hurricane, directed by Brett Morgen, takes a look at the Rolling Stones trajectory from obscurity to super stardom. Clips from the Marquee Club, Hyde Park, Altamont and beyond. The HBO premiere happens on November 15. In the UK the film will receive a theatrical release.
Posted On 23 Oct 2012

Corporations and the Billionaire Elite Get Desperate, Decide to Show Trash Fakumentary by D’Souza

What is that sound? Oh, that’s the sound of panic.  The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision opened the spigot for unlimited spending on candidates by Super PACs and while Obama’s campaign is taking in substantial donations it can’t compare to...
Posted On 23 Oct 2012

International Documentary Association Announces Nominees

The IDA Awards will take place December 7, 2012 with Penn Jillette hosting. Feature nominees: The Central Park Five The Invisible War Queen of Versailles Searching for Sugar Man Women with Cows The shorts: God is the Bigger Elvis Kings Point Mondays at Racine Open Heart Saving...
Posted On 22 Oct 2012

Detropia: Magnificent American Ruins, Struggling to Survive

From the Academy Award-nominated directors of Jesus Camp, Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady, Detropia premiered September 7 and is showcased in select theaters across the country. Detroit’s story has encapsulated the iconic narrative of America over the last century— the...
Posted On 27 Sep 2012

La Femme Telluride

William Blake once wrote that exuberance is beauty. Despite the success of Ben Affleck’s Argo here, this fest seems to be driven by women filmmakers. This is most surprising, since we just came out of such an bad year for women. But three of them were the major forces...
Posted On 03 Sep 2012