Documentaries

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

1. “Donnie Darko” (2001)<p>Jake Gyllenhaal was just starting to get on everyone's radar when he scored one of his first lead roles, playing a troubled …

Film (UK)

‘The Vietnam War’ Filmmaker on the Horrifying Execution Footage That’s ‘Unbearable to Look At’

Episode 6 dives deep into the Tet Offensive: the misconceptions, the absolute carnage, and the fallout that occurred in both Vietnam and the</i> …

Celebrity News

The 10 Best Movies About the Vietnam War

Here are the ten best films to tackle the complicated subject matter in realistic, brutal, and honest ways.<p>The ten best films to tackle the complicated subject matter in realistic, brutal, and honest ways.

Vietnam War

Han Solo Movie: Ron Howard Teases 'Desperate and Dangerous Times' in New Photo

The new image suggests a deeper look into the criminal underworld of the Galactic Empire<p>“Han Solo” director Ron Howard on Saturday teased “shooting a …

Entertainment

HBO Debuts the Trailer for the Steven Spielberg Documentary

HBO debuts the trailer for the Steven Spielberg documentaryHBO today revealed the trailer for <b>Spielberg</b>, a feature-length Steven Spielberg documentary …

Movies

Ken Burns Video Essay Breaks Down the ‘Tremendous Public Value’ of the ‘Vietnam War’ Director’s Approach — Watch

The "Ken Burns Effect" is real.<p>“The Vietnam War,” which began airing on PBS last weekend, is very much a Ken Burns documentary: It’s 18 hours long, …

Entertainment

Children's magazine Highlights is celebrated in new documentary film

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>If you've always wanted to own a magazine, now might be your chance. Buzz60's Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.<p>Remember …

Detroit

“The Vietnam War”: Ken Burns and Lynn Novick making art out of “unprocessed trauma”

Salon talks to the makers of the epic PBS documentary series about the task of recording history<p>Melanie McFarland2017-09-23T19:30:34Z•2017-09-23T19:30:34Z•0 Comments<p>0 Comments<p>Melanie McFarland<p>Melanie McFarland is Salon's TV critic. Follow her on Twitter: @McTelevision<p>•

Liberal View

“Teach Us All” Looks Like A Film Worth Watching

Teach Us All is premiering on Netflix on September 25th.<p>Here’s how ARRAY, the group distributing it (which was founded by Ava DuVernay) describe the …

Education

The 2nd annual Art House Theater Day celebrates Harry Dean Stanton and Frederick Wiseman

For its inaugural edition, Art House Theater Day—a celebration of independently owned movie theaters created in the wake of Record Store Day’s …

Harry Dean Stanton

‘Jane’ Trailer: Brett Morgen’s Acclaimed Jane Goodall Doc Has Adorable Monkeys, Which Is Really All You Need to Know — Watch

It's also one of the most acclaimed documentaries of the year.<p>National Geographic has released the trailer for “Jane,” one of the most acclaimed …

Entertainment

How Amy Winehouse's Death Haunted The Lady Gaga Documentary

"I think Amy was a little bit of a spirit that haunted this movie," director Chris Moukarbel told BuzzFeed News.

Entertainment

Director Paul Haggis pens an open letter to Marty Rathbun after Scientology’s latest smear « The Underground Bunker

[Paul Haggis and Leah Remini]<p><i>Yesterday, we received this remarkable piece of writing from Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis. His appearance on this</i> …

Religion

The American War: A podcast guide to Ken Burns's documentary 'The Vietnam War' - The Washington Post - The Washington Post

Episodes:<p>Updated: September 22, 2017<p>Preview: 'The American War,' a podcast guide to the new PBS documentary 'The Vietnam War'<p>Episode 1: “We are possessed by a desire not to know about Vietnam.”<p>Episode 2: “To me, JFK was God.”<p>Episode 3: “We are behaving like ugly Americans.”<p>Episode 4: “We want the …

Vietnam War

How Lady Gaga Finally Let Us In

In Netflix’s new documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two, director Chris Moukarbel reveals a compassionate look at the star’s most private moments.<p>A bunch of red, silver, and black star-shaped balloons float over the staircase of Lady Gaga’s home in Malibu, California, in the opening scenes of Netflix’s</i> …

Lady Gaga

Dealt, An Award Winning Documentary About Blind Master Card Magician Richard Turner

The award-winning documentary Dealt, which was directed by Luke Korem, tells the story of expert card mechanic and magician Richard Turner, an …

Mastercard

This Wim Wenders-Produced Dance Documentary is Unmissable

We meet German Kral, the director behind Our Last Tango, a spellbinding film about Argentina’s most iconic dance partnership<p>You could be forgiven for …

Argentina

Netflix documentary shows Huntington in different light

When it comes to fighting against a drug epidemic that appears to have swallowed the city whole, three women are standing by the notion that …

Entertainment

Morgan Spurlock's Super Size Me 2 will debut on YouTube Red

YouTube Red has acquired distribution rights to <i>Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken</i>, Morgan Spurlock’s well-received sequel to his 2004 fast-food industry …

Celebrity News

Marilyn Manson Thinks The Columbine Era Destroyed His Entire Career

In the wake of the tragic shooting at the Columbine High School in 1999 that left 12 students and one teacher dead, the nation did a lot of soul-searching about what caused that horrific incident. Many, unfairly, pointed to the music of Marilyn Manson as a contributing factor, which he fought back …

The trailer for Score, a documentary film about movie soundtracks

Score is a feature-length documentary film about the music in movies.<p>This celebratory documentary takes viewers inside the studios and recording …

Movies

Michael Mayer and Michael Moore Sardi’s Caricatures Unveiled

The pair behind The Terms of My Surrender on Broadway joined the walls of Sardi’s September 21.<p>Oscar-winning filmmaker and author Michael Moore and …

'Unrest' filmmaker was determined to document her pain

<i>In "Unrest," Jen and her husband Omar confront an uncertain future in the face of chronic illness.; Credit: Jason Frank</i>John Horn and The Frame Staff …

Southern California

Interview: Vitaly Mansky

Though the Ukrainian-born Vitaly Mansky has been making documentary films for two decades, it’s only in recent years that his work has traveled …

Movies

‘Icarus:’ How a Doping Exposé Uncovered an International Conspiracy

Watch video from the Q&A from the International Documentary Association's 2017 Documentary Screening on Sept. 18.<p>Bryan Fogel’s original goal for his …

Entertainment

Laverne Cox Makes the Political Personal in Transgender Bathroom Documentary ‘Gavin Grimm Vs.’ — Watch

Laura Poitras and Field of Vision present a moving portrait of the teenager leading the fight to give transgender youth access to bathrooms.<p>All Gavin …

LGBTQ

This new documentary will make you painfully aware of how often you check your phone

How often do you check your phone? We've all heard the stats, but it never really sinks in. By the end of today, most of us will have checked our …

Ken Burns explained why John McCain wasn’t interviewed for his 'The Vietnam War' documentary

As “The Vietnam War” reaches its halfway point Thursday night with Episode 5, “This Is What We Do,” viewers will recognize a familiar face: John McCain. The Arizona senator is one of the most high-profile POWs during the Vietnam War, and his ordeal was brought back into the spotlight during the …

Vietnam War

'Shocking' short film targets young adults using phone while driving

Academy award winner Eva Orner’s film follows five drivers for 10 days, recording every text, call and Snapchat selfie<p>Academy award winning filmmaker Eva Orner has directed the centrepiece of Victoria’s latest road safety campaign, targeting young adults who use their mobile phone while driving.<p>The …

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What Does a Leader of the Vietnam Anti-War Movement Think About Ken Burns’s Documentary?

<i>Todd Gitlin is the author of 16 books, as well as an essay on the anti-war movement for the companion volume to the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick …

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