Posts tagged "documentaries"

Life Dream Status: Backstreet Boys Approve Tell-All Documentary

When I was in 7th grade, I ordered an “All-Access Behind The Scenes BSB Experience” VHS tape from a Backstreet Boys fan club Geocities website, and it was composed mostly…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 19, 2013 - 8:30 am

Are We Ready For The Documentary About Pedophilia?

For the first time, there’s a documentary that examines the global impact of pedophilia from a sociocultural and historical perspective. “Are All Men Pedophiles?”, which has screened at various festivals…

Ami Angelowicz | May 11, 2012 - 3:40 pm

“Girl Model” Pulls Back The Curtain On Underage Modeling

Nadya was just 13 when she was discovered by a model scout in her native Siberia. She signed a contract, was sent to work the runways in Japan, and ultimately…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 10, 2012 - 9:20 am

Hot Doc: “Mr. Rogers & Me” Gets To Know A “Deep And Simple” Man

I am of the mind that Mr. Fred Rogers is one of the best human beings that has ever graced this planet. I have fond memories of watching “Mr. Rogers’…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 16, 2012 - 1:20 pm

14 Great Films To Netflix In 2012

We’re not movie critics, but we are movie-a-holics. We watch tons and tons of movies (that’s what you do when it’s freezing in New York and you don’t want to…

Julie Gerstein | December 27, 2011 - 2:00 pm

I Have “Rabbit Fever”

“Rabbit Fever” is a documentary about the hidden America I’ve always wanted to discover. It’s like “Best In Show,” but real, and with rabbits. Gah! I want the giant, white…

Ami Angelowicz | December 3, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Fashion On Film: “God Save My Shoes” Documentary


Fashion insiders, like Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld, and Tom Ford, are no strangers to the fashion-on-film documentary. But with “God Save My Shoes” we get an in-depth…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 1, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Beyoncé Thinks She Was A Mermaid In A Past Life

I remember being thoroughly fascinated by MTV’s documentary special on Britney Spears, “Britney: For The Record.” And now the network had apparently done the same for Beyoncé. Here is…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 1, 2011 - 3:20 pm

“I Am A Girl” Documentary Looks Like A Sobfest

If “Babies” had you in tears, then “I Am A Girl” will be a 16 hanky affair. The Australian documentary, which is made possible by philanthropic donations, will…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Adrian Grenier’s Documentary, “Teenage Paparazzo,” Premieres Tonight

Looking for something to watch after the Britney Spears episode of “Glee” tonight? I’ve got the perfect thing. Back in January, Jessica Goldberg told you that “Teenage Paparazzo” was…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 28, 2010 - 8:45 pm

“I Think We’re Alone Now”: Tiffany Documentary Alert!

My most cherished possession as a 7-year-old was my autographed cassette tape of Tiffany’s self-titled album. It read “Best of luck! Tiffany.” My dad knew someone at the…

Ami Angelowicz | September 23, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Hot, Young Aussies Auction Off Their Virginity For A Documentary

We’ve heard of people auctioning off their virginity before — it’s so last year. But Australian filmmaker Justin Sisely has taken it to a whole new level. He’s…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 10, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Vidal Sassoon Doc Shows The Man Behind The Famous Hairdos

The Tribeca Film Festival comes to an end this weekend, and among the scores of movies shown during the 12-day film fest, I’m looking forward to the hair documentary “Vidal

Catherine Strawn | April 30, 2010 - 12:10 pm

3 New Must-See Documentaries

I am a sucker for a good documentary. In my humble opinion, “The Times of Harvey Milk” was way better than the Sean Penn-fest, “Milk.” I find that real life…

Courtney Martin | April 14, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Who Knew: The Cutthroat World Of $200 Denim

Making jeans is a sketchy business according to a new online documentary called “Dirty Denim.” Meet Chip of Chip & Pepper, a Budweiser-guzzling Cali dude who explains that the…

Leonora Epstein | March 16, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Quickies: Sydney Pollack And Aretha Franklin’s “Amazing Grace” & Next Year’s Oscar Host Revealed?

Check out the trailer for Sydney Pollack’s still-unreleased documentary of Aretha Franklin recording her gospel album Amazing Grace. []
Jennifer Aniston admits that she guilted Gerard Butler into…

Annika Harris | March 15, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Watch All The Documentaries You Want—It’s Free!

My little nerd heart is freaking out right now! Thanks to, I just discovered, a site where you can download full-length documentary films online. (It appears to be…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2010 - 1:20 pm

British Documentary Exposes The Dark Side Of Pedigree Dog Breeding

A controversial documentary called “Pedigree Dogs Exposed,” about the dark side to pure breeding of dogs, airs tonight on BBC America. This morning on “Today,” they showed a clip…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 10, 2009 - 1:20 pm

Documentary Looks At Why Men Are Less Manly Than Ever

Apparently, testosterone has gone down 17 percent in the last 14 years among American men, and one member of the decreasingly masculine population has made a documentary, “An

Catherine Strawn | December 7, 2009 - 2:30 pm

This Leonardo DiCaprio Doc Looks Like It Was Made In 10 Minutes

Want to know everything there is to know about Leonardo DiCaprio? Well then, you’ll want to watch this unauthorized documentary “Hangin’ With Leo!!” With totally sketchy footage and contradictory…

Ami Angelowicz | October 23, 2009 - 5:30 pm