It Must Have Felt Like Flying (Documentary Review: “9/11: The Falling Man”)

A powerful, sobering documentary on the images of 9/11 that proved too disturbing for Americans to witness after their release the next day, which from then on have been largely withheld from public view. 9/11: The Falling Man is an historical must-see. Continue Reading →

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Cuba Redux (Documentary Review: “Cuba & The Cameraman”)

A documentary about Cuba, shot on location over a 45-year time span, offers a rare historical portrait of the island nation and its people, through Fidel: post-revolution to today. The country is still an enigma. Continue Reading →


A Semester Abroad (Documentary Review: “Amanda Knox”)

The sensational murder case that stayed an international headline story for over 4 years, while the American college student at its center languished in an Italian prison for a crime she claims she never committed. Continue Reading →


The Fire Within (Documentary Review: “Into the Inferno”)

The transformative power of volcanoes throughout the course of human history, wielding destruction and commanding worship across cultures and religions, as only Werner Herzog can ignite. Continue Reading →


Going Back to Graceland (Documentary Review: “Under African Skies”)

An exhilarating look back at the global musical sensation that both bridged and stirred racial and political divides, putting South Africa’s apartheid revolution squarely on the map for all the world to see. Continue Reading →


The Accidental Turncoat (Documentary Review: “Icarus”)

A shocking whistle-blower account of the biggest state sponsored doping scandal the world has ever seen. Continue Reading →

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Hang Ten, Girl! (Documentary Review: “Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story”)

An enduring pop culture fixture in America, the Gidget phenomenon actually began as one teen’s true life diary turned into a book written by her father and subsequently brought to the big screen. That was 60 years ago and the legend is still riding that perfect wave to this day. Continue Reading →