The 1996 production of The Island of Dr. Moreau appeared to be doomed well before it was even released in theatres. Stories of on-set turmoil, clashing egos and a replaced director were just some of issues making headlines in the Hollywood trades.
Here’s the trailer for the upcoming documentary Made in Japan, which will be making its premiere at this year’s SXSW Festival in Austin. The film, directed by Josh Bishop and narrated by Elijah Wood, chronicles the life of Tomi Fujiyama, the first female
The documentary My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn acts as a behind-the-scenes look into the life of the director behind the critically acclaimed film Drive, which starred Ryan Gosling. While its goal is to present an intimate look into the life and career of Refn, the film – shot by his wife, Liv Corfixen – only gives us a small peek behind the curtain and ends up feeling much more like a DVD extra than a fleshed-out documentary.
In celebration of the show’s 40th anniversary, the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival will premiere Live From New York!, a documentary about Saturday Night Live, on its opening night.
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from the UnionDocs Center for Documentary Art in New York City and the upcoming documentary project Living Los Sures. More than just a restoration of the original 1984 documentary Los Sures, this multi-layered project combines short
Crystal Moselle‘s film The Wolfpack just won the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and the subjects of the film, The Angulo Brothers, prepared a thank you for the festival by recreating past winners in their own unique
Just last week we saw the first poster for Crystal Moselle‘s documentary The Wolfpack, and now Magnolia Pictures has announced they have acquired the worldwide rights to the film. This documentary looks at the lives of six brothers who spent their
The first post has been released for Chad Gracia‘s documentary The Russian Woodpecker, which just had its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. This immensely intriguing film follows a Russian artist who believes there to be a nefarious conspiracy behind the
The first trailer for Alex Winter‘s (Downloaded) upcoming documentary Deep Web has been released, which delves into the darker reaches of the internet and explores the Bitcoin phenomenon as well as the infamous Silk Road web site and the subsequent trial of its
One of the more fascinating sounding documentaries to screen at this year’s Sundance Film Festival is Crystal Moselle‘s The Wolfpack, which takes a look at six brothers who grew up completely sheltered from the outside world in a small apartment in New York’s
This week’s Kickstart Sunday is the latest documentary from the Rumur team (Who Took Johnny), titled All the Rage: A Film About Dr Sarno, Emotions, and Health. As the title implies, the film takes a look at patients of chronic