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  • Magnus – Review ***

     Documentaries about geniuses aren’t that hard to find – and for chess geniuses, the standard is definitely famous Bobby Fischer Against the World (Liz Garbus, 2011)....

  • My Scientology Movie – Review ***

    Any documentary fans know Louis Theroux quite well – and know he’s not one to be scared to tackle controversial subjects. From Nazism, pedophiles, Westboro...

  • Doctor Strange- Review ****

    The Marvel brand at this stage is, like its Netflix lead Luke Cage, bulletproof. Whether it’s the aforementioned server crashing streaming show or the slam dunk success...

  • La La Land – Review *****

    The expectations for Damien Chazelle’s second feature were already through the roof even before the first trailers for La La Land hit the interwebs; and...

  • Things to Come – Review *****

    On the surface a film about a radical French philosophy teacher, whose life is slowly falling apart around her, is one of those films that...

  • Looking for Richard- Review ***

    In a word association exercise, it would be unexpected for ‘William Shakespeare’ to follow the word ‘Al Pacino’. But nothing about Looking for Richard is...

  • THE KILLING OF AMERICA (1981)  – Review ****

    In 1962, Mondo Cane started a documentary trend that explored the bizarre and sensational, including tabboo subjects and actual violence on screen. Some of these...

  • Terror in the Skies – TV Review ***

    It may seem like a grim choice for an evening watch, but documentary series about plane crashes have a faithful audience. From Air Crash Investigation...

  • For the Love of Spock – Review ***

    To boldly go where no one has gone before. That should be the motto of any documentary. And as the 50 years of the ‘birth’...

  • Imperium – Review **

    It is widely known, and has been frequently documented, that middle America is rife with white supremacists, as well as with intricate and fairly secretive...