- Staff Picks
- July 23, 2021
Big Whoop. Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Presented at the 30th Florida Film Festival, Maitland FL
Music superfans Lois and Dennis have been attending concerts and befriending musicians since the ’70s. The couple shares their obsessive music fandom with the rest of the world in this quirky, charming documentary.
Long-awaited documentary on groundbreaking punk/emo band Jawbreaker.
He was the creative driver of the original incarnation of The Guess Who, and the originator of Bachman-Turner Overdrive. For Canadian rock fans, he is an icon, but for American fans, he’s just “oh yeah, that guy.”
Iconic store, label, & genre-maker, Wax Trax!, celebrates with a new documentary & accompanying soundtrack!
Generoso speaks with director, Talal Derki, about his Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature nominated film, Of Fathers and Sons.
We visit a garden in Israel tended by adherents of the Baha’i Faith in this stunning documentary.
A brief and relatively neutral history of the famous 1967 “Bigfoot” home movies.
Groundbreaking all women reggae-infused punk group the Slits finally get the documentary treatment.
A documentary about the legendary chart topping band, that tries to cram a lot of history into a short running time.
Dawson, North West Territory, Canada had one of the biggest gold strikes ever. Silent movies entertained the miners between gambling and drinking, but the films were later dumped into the permafrost.
Living in the circus ring is hard enough, but when your dad is your coach and clowning partner, the emotional pratfalls devastate.
An early documentary by Robert Mugge explores the world of Avant Garde composer George Crumb.
Meet the minor and only vaguely famous actors from the original Star Wars movie.
Russian women are tough. Meet a collection of them who survived Chernobyl and then snuck back in to live out their days on their radioactive old homesteads.
Nearly two hour documentary focusing on Amphetamine Reptile Records, responsible for releasing some of the noisiest punk-inspired music in the ’90s, including Helmet, Melvins, and Tar.
A man seeks the answer to the unanswerable question “Why do I talk like a girl?”
A free form New Age band loves to jam and packs up their harp, hits the road, and parties like its 2004.
Very Extremely Dangerous (Screen Works). Review by Scott Adams.