What's the hold up on the long-rumored documentary about one of the more underrated and unapologetically gully bands of the 1990s? Documentary filmmaker Bill Badgley needs money. He's been holding benefits all month on the "Portland-to-Seattle corridor," according to the Seattle Weekly. The above ... More >>
Serious Eats has a roundup of food documentaries, including Fresh: The Movie, which offers an uplifting look at what happens when farmers, business people, and the community band together to get involved in their own food production. If you're still recovering from this summer's Food, Inc., this ... More >>
viaBig L's Harlem mural got a touch-up and a rededication on Sunday, when family, friends, and fans came together at 140th and Lenox Ave to remember Lamont Coleman and catch a preview of a new documentary about the slain rapper, entitled Street Struck: The Big L Story.
The Cove, a tense new Sundance award-winning documentary about a town in Japan where thousands of wild dolphins are captured for marine amusement parks or slaughtered for food, opens in select theaters today. [Reuters] The House of Representatives passed new food safety legislation yesterday ... More >>
One of the attractions at yesterday's Good Beer at BAM could be found parked on the street outside of the event itself. Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis' Truck Farm, a 1986 Dodge pick-up with delicate rows of greens sprouting in its bed, attracted plenty of stares from passersby, along with more than a f ... More >>
It's Friday afternoon, which means its time to give a shout out to the best posts of the past five days.The Early Word paid a visit to Vue, Gowanus' very own version of Kurve......and checked out the goods at Mantao Chinese Sandwiches in Midtown.Bill Peet, executive chef of Aretsky's Patroon, shared ... More >>
We're left to wonder why
"I judge what we did in the film, what's done in the musical and in the fiction film--I judge all of this in terms of whether the two women would like each one of these things, and I think they would in each case." Iconic 82-year-old filmmaker Albert Maysles is having a good month. HBO's fictiona ... More >>
I went to the legendary Key West once expecting a gay paradise and instead hid under a rock the whole time on learning that it's a redneck haven with a few gays thrown in. But the drag queens are fierce! Check out this trailer for a new documentary on the Key gals--which will be shown at the NY In ... More >>
Brooklyn director Marcin Ramocki isn't trying to ridicule Williamsburg in his new documentary, Brooklyn DIY (debuting at the Museum of Modern Art tomorrow), although it might come across as such. In the film Ramocki, who also directed the video game documentary 8 BIT, examines the creative renaiss ... More >>
Anthology ignores the early days, but still pays worthy tribute to the Belgian brothers
A hackneyed doc on a heartbreaking subject
Documentarian cuts the Abu Ghraib MPs some slack, while Harold and Kumar escape Gitmo
The next wave of post-9/11 political films trade sobriety for satire
Marking the final edition of the NYUFF, one-time director Ed Halter looks back. And forward.