Posts Tagged documentary

Garbage Dreams

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affecting and well-done documentary about the caste of garbage collectors/recyclers in Cairo.

although i did get the impression that the producer screened for the most beautiful young men of the Zaballeen – i was all “if you’re that worried about cash, move your asses to Paris and get on a runway”.

Man On Wire

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SO RAD. seriously, rent this shit! right away! i was on the edge of my seat the whole time. the editing is phenomenal, and the mix of media they use is so well done. fascinating and actually pretty funny, too.

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

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extremely gripping and affecting! my god, this thing has some of the best editing i’ve ever seen. what i really want to know is, is it actually possible for any one human to be as big a douchebag as Billy Mitchell seems? with his hair and his trashy wife and his sniveling lackeys and his hideous neckties…

Every Little Step

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fascinating and moving – i do guess you’d need to be a fan of A Chorus Line, but i think that’s a pretty universal musical, in that it’s gritty and funny like musicals usually aren’t. the way they’ve juxtaposed footage and interviews about the original conception of the show with auditions and profiles of the revival is charming and effective. it’s really riveting and moving, and there isn’t a slow spot in it.