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Our World in the Crosshairs (Documentary Review: “Before the Flood”)

While the political climate in the U.S. undergoes a seismic shift, so does the planet, according to the sober and comprehensive documentary, Before the Flood. Continue Reading →


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The Medals You Don’t Wear on Your Chest (Documentary Review: “My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes”)

An enlightening portrait of true courage embodied by ordinary citizens, clergy and a superstar athlete, in the face of Nazi terror in Italy during World War II. Continue Reading →


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Yield to Art in Transit (Documentary Review: “The First Monday in May”)

A fascinating insider’s tour of the most illustrious fashion show on earth, The First Monday in May once and for all settles the Is-Fashion-Art? debate, elegantly of course. Continue Reading →


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My Big Fat Patel Wedding (Documentary Review: “Meet the Patels”)

Meet the Patels is the hilarious real-life misadventure of an Indian son in today’s America who places his romantic future in the hands of his old-world parents. Continue Reading →


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Chelsea Takes A Good, Hard Look (Review: “Chelsea Does”)

A surprisingly sober – while still hilarious – documentary series by Chelsea Handler challenges modern American tropes of Marriage, Technology, Racism, and Drugs. Prognosis? America is one kooky nation yet Hope reigns supreme. Continue Reading →


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Toro! Toro! Toro! (Documentary Review: “Gore”)

The glamorous and grotesque world of bullfighting is revealed in a fascinating documentary about the most gored man in the history of the sport, as he trades in the role of Matador for that of Family Man. Continue Reading →


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From Peace to Bloodshed: 93 Days in Kiev (Film Review: “Winter on Fire”)

Stretching the bounds of documentary film making, this visceral detailing of the 3-month protest in Ukraine takes you not only behind the scenes but inside the action, both beautiful and bloody. Continue Reading →