Posts tagged ‘documentary’

No Impact Man, The Movie

A couple of years ago, over on DeSmogBlog, I wrote a guest post about No Impact Man. I quoted a New York Times article about his…

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The Competition Documentary

Back in 2002, I saw the excellent spelling bee documentary Spellbound. It featured a structure that is now familiar to me: in the film’s first half,…

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Ladies and Gentlemen… Leonard Cohen

The legendary Leonard Cohen is, as you probably know, on tour. He comes to Vancouver on April 19. Today the National Film Board blog features a…

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The Wild Horses of Sable Island

I was channel surfing the other day and happened upon a documentary entitled “Chasing Wild Horses”. It’s about Roberto Dutesco, a New York fashion photographer who…

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I Finally Learned Who Henry Darger Was

For a few years, I’ve owned “The Ballad of Henry Darger” by Natalie Merchant (off of Motherland). Frankly, it’s kind of an insipid song, but given…

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