Tag Archives: Documentary Film

Saturday Matinee: I Thought I Told You To Shut Up!!!

“I Thought I Told You To Shut Up!!!” (2015) is a short documentary directed by Charlie Tyrell and narrated by the late Jonathan Demme. It focuses on an underappreciated underground cartoon from the 1970s called Reid Fleming: The World’s Toughest … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: American Nomads

Synopsis from Top Documentary Films Beneath the America we think we know lies a nation hidden from view – a nomadic nation, living on the roads, the rails and in the wild open spaces. In its deserts, forests, mountain ranges … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Stare Into The Lights My Pretties

Source: https://stareintothelightsmypretties.jore.cc/ Logline A film about screen culture and its implications. While the world burns, where are we? Introduction We live in a world of screens. The average adult spends the majority of their waking hours in front of some … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Ukraine on Fire – The Real Story

A Documentary You’ll Likely Never See By James DiEugenio Source: Consortium News It is not very often that a documentary film can set a new paradigm about a recent event, let alone, one that is still in progress. But the … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: An Open Secret

“An Open Secret” (2014) is a documentary film about Hollywood child sexual abuse directed by Amy Berg (Deliver Us From Evil). The film features interviews with victimized performers, who were targeted when they were young boys (including Corey Feldman and … Continue reading

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Ken Burns’ Vietnam War: An Object Lesson in the Failures of the Objective Lens

By Reed Richardson Source: FAIR If journalism resigns itself to being a “first draft of history,” Ken Burns’ popular PBS documentaries, written by Lynn Novick, have increasingly aspired to—and achieved—a coveted status as popular historical canon. This has, in part, been accomplished by … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Obsolete

Source: Truthstream Media The Future Doesn’t Need Us… Or So We’ve Been Told. With the rise of technology and the real-time pressures of an online, global economy, humans will have to be very clever – and very careful – not … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: In the Year of the Pig

“In the Year of the Pig” (1968) by Emile De Antonio (Point of Order, Underground, Rush to Judgement) was one of the earliest Vietnam War documentaries and was often greeted with hostility during its run in theaters by pro-war audiences. … Continue reading

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