The 2010 documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop is a look at the culture of underground art. Directed by the elusive Banksy, the film focuses on the eccentric Frenchman Thierry Guetta and his obsession with street art.
To say that Black Metal and I are strangers would be an understatement. This film reaches into a culture I don’t understand or feel exposed to on any level. The documentary Until The Light Takes Us is based on the origins of this heavy metal genre and the tragedies associated with it in Norway.
When Ken Burns puts his name on something it means that tireless research was involved. This effort was put into The War in a way never before seen in documentary film-making. It’s an unimaginable task to summarize the events of World War II but Burns took up the task and produced the definitive series on the effects of the war on the people of the United States.
In 2009 director Tommy Reid produced this short but interesting piece on Irish mobster Danny Greene. The story catalogs the life of a man who seemed to be indestructible after many attempts on his life. Ultimately the Italian mob caught up with him, but not before he made his mark on the city of Cleveland.
In 2009 Barbara Brancaccio and Joshua Zeman combined their efforts to produce this film about an urban myth that became reality for
When it comes to the game of baseball I can get a bit sentimental. I still remember my first A’s
Once in a while I find a documentary film that I can really sink my teeth into. Brother’s Keeper is