Tag Archives: Documentary film

Bowling for Columbine: The Top 25 (Best Documentary Feature)

Continuing the weekly series I’m doing here on the site, we’re talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about all of the Academy Award categories out there for us to discuss. Aside from the short form categories and likely something much harder to rank like Best Sound Editing or[...]

How DVDs ruined the theatrical documentary

HollywoodNews.com: I hesitated before watching Knives Over Forks on Netflix Instant yesterday. I had an interest in the picture, and the DVD was in my Blockbuster quque, so there was seemingly no reason for me not to just watch it right from my Netflix streaming system, right? Well, first I[...]

Sundance audience winner “Buck” takes same prize at Full Frame

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Buck Brannaman, better known in equestrian circles as the horse whisperer, continued to work his magic over crowds. “Buck,” Cindy Meehl’s documentary on Brannaman’s unique career, took home the Audience Award at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, months after it claimed the same prize at[...]

“Being Elmo,” “Page One” the top targets at Full Frame Doc Fest

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Los Angeles has Hollywood. Durham, N.C. has Realitywood. Every spring, Durham plays host to the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, a four-day binge of the industries top documentary filmmakers who bring anticipated titles to a reality-craving audience. This year’s lineup boasts the world premieres of Nancy[...]