With the likes of Joss Whedon, Kevin Smith, Matt Groening and Guillermo Del Toro as interpreters, Morgan Spurlock explores what’s become a pop culture mainstay in his new documentary, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope. Commonly, and mistakenly, considered the domain of smelly dudes in freaky costumes, Comic-Con has emerged as the epicenter for pop-cultureContinue reading “Morgan Spurlock Talks About His New Documentary, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope”
Discovery has ordered a documentary on the life of the late Steve Jobs, with the Mythbusters duo, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman on board to host. “Someone once said that to follow the path that others have laid before you is a very reasonable course of action, therefore all progress is made by unreasonable men,”Continue reading “iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World Documentary To Air On The Discovery Channel On October 16, 2011”
Sundance standout Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey gets its first official trailer. The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet – the heart and soul of Elmo – Kevin Clash. A limited number of engagements are scheduled around the country startingContinue reading “Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey Trailer”
George Harrison: Living In The Material World is a new documentary directed by Martin Scorsese and will air on October 5th and 6th on HBO. If you don’t have HBO, you’ll only have to wait until October 10th to pick up the documentary on DVD or Blu-ray.
Superheroes, a new documentary film by Michael Barnett, will premiere on HBO on August 8. Barnett spent a year traveling around the country filming vigilantes — in particular Thanatos in Vancouver, Mr. Xtreme in San Diego, Dark Guardian and Life in New York, and Zetaman in Portland. From all over America, these everyday citizens donContinue reading “Superheroes Documentary To Premiere On HBO On August 8, 2011”
Margaret Emily MacKenzie created a great mini documentary about Domenico DeMarco of Di Fara Pizza in Brooklyn, who has been making pizza over 45 years. Hailed as the “godfather of Brooklyn pizza,” for forty five years Domenico DeMarco, Italian émigré and father of seven, has been slinging pizzas in his legendary corner shop, Di Fara.Continue reading “Domenico DeMarco of Di Fara, Making Pizza in Brooklyn For 45 Years”
Here is the first official trailer for the Magnolia-distributed cinematic adaptation of Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner best-selling pop-econ book Freakonomics. The film, which was directed by acclaimed documentarians Seth Gordon, Morgan Spurlock, Alex Gibney, Eugene Jarecki, Rachel Grady, and Heidi Ewing, is set to hit iTunes on September 3rd and theaters on OctoberContinue reading “Freakonomics Trailer”
A documentary is in the works involving Morgan Spurlock, Legendary Pictures chief Thomas Tull, superhero legend Stan Lee, Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon (who’ll direct Marvel’s The Avengers film) and the blogger Harry Knowles. They’ve teamed on Comic-Con Episode Four: A Fan’s Hope, a feature documentary that will follow seven people from aroundContinue reading “Comic-Con Documentary Featuring Stan Lee & Joss Whedon In The Works”