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‘Struggle’ Netflix Doc Reveals Forgotten Genius
3 months ago

‘Struggle’ Netflix Doc Reveals Forgotten Genius

Could the modern age ever become so dark, so medieval, that mankind might forget say Copernicus, the Renaissance-era Pole who bravely put the Sun and not the Earth at the …
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Doc Reveals What Makes ‘Meow Wolf’ Magical
4 months ago

Doc Reveals What Makes ‘Meow Wolf’ Magical

The answer is in the film. What is Meow Wolf?

“Meow Wolf: The Origin Story” takes you on the journey to what it is today. It started as a collective …
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How ‘Tricky Dick’ Embraces Retro Fake News
4 months ago

How ‘Tricky Dick’ Embraces Retro Fake News

By  •  Reviews, TV

Netflix’s new documentary, “ReMastered: Tricky Dick & the Man in Black,” refers to President Richard M. Nixon and Johnny Cash, respectively.

The relatively short film (about 60 minutes) recounts the …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ (2012)
6 months ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ (2012)

I kept passing on “Searching for Sugar Man” until late one night when I needed an hour of cardiovascular time and something to do with my mind.

I regretted my …
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Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ – Fake News on Steroids
6 months ago

Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ – Fake News on Steroids

Michael Moore’s “Fahrenheit 11/9” is a 129-minute call to shake the broken United States like an Etch-a-Sketch and start anew.

Where to start, Moore demands? Stop Hitler 2.0, better known …
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‘Dark Money’ Only Tells Half the Story
8 months ago

‘Dark Money’ Only Tells Half the Story

“Dark Money” bills itself as an exploration of the effects of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United campaign finance decision.

The documentary uncovers a world of dark money buying legislatures, state …
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‘Hell and Back’ Shows the Man Behind the Mask
9 months ago

‘Hell and Back’ Shows the Man Behind the Mask

By  •  Reviews, Movies

The man known as the embodiment of Jason Voorhees makes for an interesting subject.

Appropriately released on Friday the 13th, “To Hell and Back: The Kane Hodder Story” follows the …
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‘Filmworker’ Shows Why Perfection Was Kubrick’s Only Goal
10 months ago

‘Filmworker’ Shows Why Perfection Was Kubrick’s Only Goal

By  •  Reviews, Movies

The first thing you hear in Tony Zierra’s documentary “Filmworker” is Leon Vitali’s voice.

It’s striking how familiar, gravelly but soothing, friendly yet authoritative his voice is. For fans of …
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Reagan Honors Hollywood’s Bravest with ‘Walkway’ Memorial
10 months ago

Reagan Honors Hollywood’s Bravest with ‘Walkway’ Memorial

Hollywood rose up during the Iraq War to criticize America’s involvement in the region, savaging President George W. Bush in the process.

Think movies like “In the Valley of Elah,” …
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7 Funny, Fawning Reviews of HBO’s ‘The Final Year’
10 months ago

7 Funny, Fawning Reviews of HBO’s ‘The Final Year’

No one associated with the 2017 documentary “The Final Year” meant for audiences to laugh at its content.

The film looks at the Obama administration’s foreign policy team in its …
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