documentaries

Here’s Everything Coming To Hulu In June For Those Of You Who Prefer To ‘Hulu And Chill’

Sure the expression is ‘Netflix and Chill’ but there are other options out there. In fact, Netflix’s competitors are uping their content game so to keep up and become cliché status as well. Here’s a list of all of the shows and movies coming to Hulu in June as well as a list of the… More »


Here’s A Trailer For A New Vogue Documentary But This Time About The Met Ball

No one asked for another documentary about Vogue, but sometimes the universe hears our secret whispers, because this trailer for The First Monday In May looks like it’ll be just as delightful as The September Issue, but with the added drama and intrigue of Rihanna!!

The Andrew Rossi-directed film takes on the events leading… More »


If You Like Documentaries About Weird Cults, You Need To Watch Children Of The Stars STAT

“Children Of The Stars” is available on Hulu, and you need to watch it, like, now. More »


Watch This Badass Teaser for Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson Documentary

The documentary will premiere February 5th on Showtime. More »


5 Awesome Documentaries On Art (That You Can Watch For Free Online)

As I mentioned earlier this week, I’m not really a big visual art person. I am, however, a giant nerd about documentaries. So, here are a few about art that I dig and are online and free to watch.

“In The Realms Of The Unreal”

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Get Your Sex Education On With These 14 Documentaries Streaming On Netflix

If you’ve exhausted your collection of sex-filled flicks, it’s time to open the doors to a genre that is both arousing and factual at the same time: love and sex documentaries. We’ve rounded up the best racy but true documentary films now streaming on Netflix, so sit back, relax, and prepare to get intimate with… More »


Watch Misty Copeland Talk About Discrimination In Ballet In The Trailer For “A Ballerina’s Tale”

“I heard I wasn’t right for the company. I wasn’t right for ballet. My skin was too dark. I was too muscular. My bust was too big.” More »


5 Excellent Burt’s Bees Products In Honor Of Burt Shavitz

Burt’s Bees will always matter. More »


Here’s Lauryn Hill, Slaying A Nina Simone Cover

Lauryn’s still got it, guys. More »


Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Chill With Chance The Rapper, Read The People In The Trees, Watch “Southern Rites”

Like the pig pictured above, I am going to have a chill-as-hell weekend. More »


This Nina Simone Documentary Looks Ah-maaaaaazing

Nina Simone is one of those artists that I feel a deep connection to. My very first memory is of being put down for a nap in my crib — yes, my crib; I have memories from when I was an infant, apparently — and my mother putting Nina’s cover of “Cotton Eyed Joe” on… More »


Here’s A First Look At The Amy Winehouse Documentary

Here’s your first peek at the Amy Winehouse documentary, set to be released in the UK this summer. Watch as a young Winehouse shares her dreams about fame and her concerns about success over a haunting rendition of “Back to Black,” and prepare yourself for all the emotions you didn’t necessarily want to feel this early… More »


Meet “Iris,” Your New Fashion Idol And All-Around Life Inspiration

“I don’t have any rules, because I would be breaking them, so it’d be a waste of time.” More »


Frisky Q&A: Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, Human Rights Activist & At-Sea Abortion Provider

Dr. Rebecca Gomperts is a physician, artist, human rights activist, and founder of organizations Women on Waves and Women on Web, which are featured in the documentary “Vessel.” The organizations provide safe abortion options to women living in countries with restrictive abortion laws. Gomperts launched the Women on Waves, which sails a mobile abortion clinic to… More »


Moving Documentary “Vessel” Carries Reproductive Rights Across The Ocean

Upcoming documentary “Vessel” follows the experiences of Rebecca Gomperts, a Dutch physician who founded Women on Waves, which brings contraception and safe abortion services to women in countries with few reproductive rights. Gomperts felt the need to take action for women whose control of their own bodies are prohibited by their nation’s government, often at… More »


Frisky Q&A: Director Farzad Sangari & Quidditch Player Ali Cottong From “Mudbloods”

We’ve all seen wizards playing quidditch on broomsticks in the “Harry Potter” films, but these days, quidditch is a very real sport on college campuses across the world. The new documentary “Mudbloods” explores the root of the sport’s growth from a fantasy on a book page to a real-life hobby with its own World Cup. More »


Watch “Private Violence” This Monday For An Eye-Opening Look At Domestic Abuse

New HBO documentary “Private Violence” follows the experiences of Deanna Walters, a mom who was beaten by her estranged husband until she was close to death, and Kit Gruelle, the survivors’ advocate who helps Walters fight for justice. Walters and Gruelle weave their way through a complicated legal system and Walters finds that the law is… More »


Watch The Trailer For “Mudbloods,” The Documentary About Real-Life Quidditch Players

Quidditch isn’t just played in “Harry Potter” — it’s become a real-life sport on college campuses all over the U.S. “Mudbloods,” a documentary hitting limited theaters and On Demand in October, will explore the intense subculture that compels people to run around on a field with a broom between their legs at a competitive level. More »


Help Make This Documentary About Loving Your Body A Reality

You may remember Australian mom Taryn Brumfitt from the unconventional “before and after” photos she released in 2013, which showcased her transition from an ultra-fit body-building physique to an equally beautiful post-baby body. The images went viral, and in the months since then, Brumfitt was inspired to create a documentary, “Embrace,” that encourages women to love their bodies… More »


10 Depressing Documentaries That Are Oddly Comforting To Watch When You’re Feeling Crappy

Truth be told, the last 10 months of my life have been pretty difficult. I’m talking sucky… Real craptastic…. A fucking turd parade. In nearly every area of my life—personal or professional—nothing’s been going my way. Sure, I have my health and all my basic needs are accommodated blah blah blah, but I’m not ashamed… More »


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