Six years ago, Dave Grohl released his documentary Sound City on January 31, 2013. The film was not only notable for its exploration of the famous Van Nuys studio's history, but for its soundtrack. In some instances, the Sound City soundtrack tied into work that was created in the studio. In others, it was just an excuse to bring great performers together.
On August 20, 1940 Winston Churchill addressed the House of Commons. The Prime Minister proclaimed to the body “Never was so much owed by so many to so few.” He was referring to the men and women of the Royal Air Force who flew against Adolf Hitler’s formidable Luftwaffe. The powerful new Spitfire documentary looks... Continue Reading →
The Keepers is a true-crime documentary that goes far beyond the normal composition of most films within its genre. A murdered nun, sexual abuse, and decades of deceit are the central topics of the Netflix miniseries that is far from a traditional whodunnit. The Keepers offers a sobering look at the corrupt cultures within long-established institutions... Continue Reading →
Before I watched Netflix's Five Came Back I had never considered the experiences of the men behind the cameras that documented World War II. In an age were events do not happen without simultaneous broadcast from Fox News or CNN, it is easy to forget that the grainy footage of D-Day and Pearl Harbor that airs on the History... Continue Reading →