3 Sobering Documentaries on Netflix, Fandor and Field of Vision

three Sobering Documentaries on Netflix, Fandor and Field of Vision

The documentary filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon has a selected affinity for her dwelling state, West Virginia. Her earlier movies about it embrace “Hollow: An Interactive Documentary,” produced particularly for the web, which chronicles the struggles of McDowell County. Her 2017 movie, “Heroin(e),” a Netflix authentic, facilities on the opioid disaster in Huntington, W.Va. It’s instructed […]

Review: ‘Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda’ Shows a Composer Attuned to Nature

Review: ‘Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda’ Shows a Composer Attuned to Nature

More than midway by the documentary “Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda,” the Japanese pianist and composer gives an perception that captures the strain on the coronary heart of his artwork. Discussing the parts of a piano, he explains how, for the reason that industrial revolution, pianos have been made doable by imposition of civilization on nature. Machinery […]

Review: Six Strongmen Cultivate ‘A Skin So Soft’

Review: Six Strongmen Cultivate ‘A Skin So Soft’

Anthony Bourdain favored to say that the physique wasn’t a temple, however an amusement park. So he most likely would have discovered “A Skin So Soft” — Denis Côté’s surreal research of six devoted musclemen — as miserable as I did. Both works in progress and obsessively maintained machines, the our bodies displayed right here […]

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘It’ and ‘Liquid Science’

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘It’ and ‘Liquid Science’

Stephen King’s killer clown stalks on HBO. And the rapper GZA’s science present streams on Netflix. What’s on TV IT (2017) eight p.m. on HBO. “It” opens with a boy in a yellow raincoat floating a paper boat down a flooded suburban avenue because it rains and ends with an epic battle. Andy Muschietti’s adaptation […]

Review: The Surreal, Heartbreaking Case of ‘Three Identical Strangers’

Review: The Surreal, Heartbreaking Case of ‘Three Identical Strangers’

The title “Three Identical Strangers” is considerably of a giveaway in a documentary that’s finest watched figuring out as little as attainable about its specifics. So, tread (and browse) calmly! Engrossing, and generally enraging, the film tells of triplets who, after being adopted individually at beginning, had been reunited by happenstance. None of the lads […]

Review: ‘Rock Rubber 45s’ Looks in the Mirror to Tell a Life Story

Review: ‘Rock Rubber 45s’ Looks within the Mirror to Tell a Life Story

Bobbito Garcia, the writer, basketball maven, sneaker obsessive, D.J. and all-around tradition entrepreneur, is one of the most personable documentary subjects I’ve encountered in fairly a while. He’s a born anecdotalist with plenty of fascinating pals. Whether he’s addressing the digicam solo, or within the firm of a kind of pals — Rosie Perez is […]

Category Is … Filmmaker Realness

Category Is … Filmmaker Realness

As the solar sank beneath the New Jersey skyline on a heat Monday, the documentary filmmaker and photographer Elegance Bratton was strolling down Christopher Street in Manhattan. He was headed towards the Hudson River piers, a strip of gentrified city greenway that also buzzes with the power of the town’s storied vogue ballroom scene. Wearing […]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Mister Rogers: Hollywood’s Newest Breakout Stars

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Mister Rogers: Hollywood’s Newest Breakout Stars

“We’ve certainly noticed more young women coming for ‘RBG,’ ” added Gina Duncan, BAM’s affiliate vice chairman. “In fact, Ginsburg saw her first Laurence Olivier film here at BAM. Pretty cool to think that another female Supreme Court justice could be in the ‘RBG’ audience now.” James Wallace, the artistic supervisor of Alamo Drafthouse cinemas […]

What’s on TV Monday: The MTV Movie & TV Awards and the Monterey Pop Festival

What’s on TV Monday: The MTV Movie & TV Awards and the Monterey Pop Festival

“Black Panther” leads on the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards. And the Monterey Pop Festival streams on its 51st anniversary. What’s on TV 2018 MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS 9 p.m. on MTV. The comic Tiffany Haddish will host this awards present, with performances from the R&B duo Chloe x Halle and Nick Jonas, […]

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Animals Doing Things’

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Animals Doing Things’

The authentic “Jurassic Park” airs on NBC forward of the discharge of “Fallen Kingdom.” And the comic Howie Mandel narrates “Animals Doing Things.” What’s on TV JURASSIC PARK (1993) eight p.m. on NBC. If you merely can’t anticipate “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” to listen to the da-da-dum theme in theaters — or for those who’re […]