Browsing Tag

Documentary

  • Doc Review: ‘The Last Mountain’

    The Last Mountain of the title refers to Coal River Mountain, an area in West Virginia being mined by the Massey Energy company. Massey has a long history of violations, as…

  • SXSW Film Review: ‘Fambul Tok’

    (Even though it’s been over for a while, there’s still some reviews to squeeze out of SXSW!) The opening scene of Fambul Tok is as powerful as any documentary could hope for:…

  • SXSW Film Review: ‘Becoming Santa’

    In the interest of full disclosure, I had the good fortune to meet Becoming Santa’s star, Jack, on the shuttle ferrying us from the horrendous labyrinthine beast of the Austin Convention…

  • SXSW Film Review: ‘Tabloid’

    Of the three films I’ve been most excited to see at SXSW, two of them were documentaries, and the two documentaries that pretty much everyone else has been the most excited…

  • SXSW Film Review: ‘A Matter of Taste’

    Like most folks, I love food. Its sheer edibleness, its eat-tastic-tude, its ability to be eaten…anything that better facilitates the process of receiving nourishment from something is tops in my book.…