Posts tagged "documentary"

“He Named Me Malala” Looks Just As Wonderful As Expected

Malala Yousafzai is one of the few strangers with the ability to consistently make me cry. It could be an interview where she calls Obama out about drones, or a…

Bronwyn Isaac | August 31, 2015 - 5:20 pm

MTV’s New Documentary Asks White People About Being White

It’s the brainchild of Jose Antonio Vargas, who is thankfully not white, just FYI.

Megan Reynolds | July 8, 2015 - 3:20 pm

Listen To The “What Happened, Miss Simone?” Soundtrack Right Now

The soundtrack for the widely-acclaimed Netflix documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” is a stunning collection of old friends and new, gathering together to put their own spin on Nina Simone’s…

Megan Reynolds | July 7, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Leonard Nimoy’s Son Makes A ‘Spockumentary’ To Honor Dad

The son of Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy, Adam Nimoy raised over $600,000 through Kickstarter to make a documentary that will focus on the pop icon and his legacy, having…

Katrin Higher | July 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm

GOP Leaders Appear In Completely Insane Anti-Gay Documentary

Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul appear in documentary with the pastor who helped create Uganda’s notorious “Kill The Gays” bill.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 22, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Don’t Miss It: “Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck” Airs Tonight On HBO

Set your DVR. Tonight at 9 p.m., HBO will premiere “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck,” a documentary about the Nirvana frontman produced by his daughter Frances Bean Cobain, and trust…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 4, 2015 - 3:05 pm

“The Jinx” Was A Magical Television Anomaly

“It’s the JFK assassination of our time!” I kept squawking at my boyfriend who was trying to read me a New York Times article that was being published almost in…

Chloe Stillwell | March 16, 2015 - 5:20 pm

Robert Durst, Subject Of HBO’s “The Jinx,” Arrested In New Orleans

Robert Durst, the New York real estate heir who is the subject of HBO’s six-part docuseries “The Jinx,” was arrested today in New Orleans on a warrant in a homicide…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 15, 2015 - 12:45 pm

BBC’s Banned New Delhi Gang Rape Documentary Is Now On YouTube

Just a day ago, the Indian Parliament banned an airing of BBC’s latest Storyville documentary, “India’s Daughter,” which focuses on the brutal 2012 Delhi rape of 23-year old Jyoti Singh,…

Beejoli Shah | March 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm

“Going Clear” Scientology Doc Reveals Tom Cruise Had Nicole Kidman’s Phone Tapped

“Going Clear: Scientology and The Prison of Belief,” which premiered this past Sunday at Sundance, promises a variety of disturbing revelations about the secretive and notoriously vindictive church founded by science-fiction…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 27, 2015 - 11:20 am

Mommie Dearest: Moms & The Benefits Of Medical Marijuana For Sick Children

In their new documentary, “Weed The People,” filmmakers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein profile the story of Sophie Ryan, who at seven months, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.

Avital Norman Nathman | October 24, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: “The Whiteness Project” Is A Pageantry Of White Ignorance

In case you are unaware, there is something called “The Whiteness Project.” Per the website, the project, from documentary director Whitney Dow, is “a multiplatform investigation into how Americans who…

Tiffanie Drayton | October 15, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Hell Yes To This Documentary Series About Cosplaying!

YouTuber Todd Kenreck of Invader Boom has begun a documentary series on cosplaying called “Cosplay Boom,” the first episode of which has been released and future episodes of which depend…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 6, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Laverne Cox Has An MTV Documentary Airing In October

Yaaassss! Laverne Cox has an MTV documentary premiering October 17, titled “Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word.” The documentary will feature profiles of seven transgender people ranging in age from…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 19, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Here’s A New Trailer For “Kink,” James Franco’s Documentary About BDSM Porn

“Kink,” a documentary about the porn web site, debuted in January at the Sundance Film Festival. Yesterday, the film, which explores the largest BDSM online porn empire, released a…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Seeing This Little Person Deal With Harassment Will Make You Reconsider How You Treat Strangers

I’m sure you had plans for the day, but you’re going to have to put them aside for six minutes and fall in love with this stranger on the internet.

The Gloss | August 16, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Dungeons & Dragons Can Be A Game For Girls, Too

“It’s a good thing that boys are challenged the way they’re taught their exclusive activity is open only to them.” These are the words of a 25-year-old man named Sam.

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm

“Dream, Girl” Documentary Raising Kickstarter Funds For Film About Women Who Lead

Looking for something to do with a little bit of cash in your pocket? Consider contributing to the Kickstarter fundraiser for “Dream, Girl,” a documentary about boss-ladies. “Dream, Girl,” directed…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2014 - 4:30 pm

The Trailer For “Batkid Begins” Will Have You Bawling Your Eyes Out

Remember last November when San Francisco transformed into Gotham City so a little boy with leukemia could be Batkid for a day? And how nobody could stop crying a million tears…

Claire Hannum | July 29, 2014 - 11:30 am

How Does Marriage Work? In “112 Weddings,” A Wedding Videographer Tries To Explain

I got married very quickly: we had only been dating for five months. I didn’t doubt that I’d found the man I wanted to spend my life with, but I…

Jessica Wakeman | June 20, 2014 - 2:10 pm
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