Posts with the tag documentary.

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Punch Up Your Life - A Heart Walk

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  January 18, 2022 @ 11:51pm

Desperately lonesome Ava, on the brink of her thirties, leaves everything to move from the ostensibly new-age hippie vibe of Vancouver, to reconnect with her sister in the cold hustle of New York City.

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Punch Up Your Life – Introduction

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  January 12, 2022 @ 9:28pm

"Who would play you, in the movie of your life?" We've all done this ice breaker game.

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Review: Weed & Wine

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  October 20, 2020 @ 8:39pm

When you watch a documentary called Weed & Wine, you pretty much know what you're getting into: you're going to learn about two worlds that are similar and yet different. This is personified in a cannabis farmer from California and a family vineyard in France. The film does this quite well. I was genuinely interested, and learned in a way that didn't feel heavy handed.

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Review: The Act of Killing

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  September 10, 2013 @ 8:09pm

In 1965, the Indonesian military over-threw their government, allowing small time gangsters like Anwar Congo to rise in society. He was promoted from scalping movie tickets to leading a death squad that helped the military kill more than a million people, many of whom were alleged communists.

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Interview: Rip Esselstyn, author of "The Engine 2 Diet", talks about the new film Forks Over Knives

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  May 23, 2011 @ 4:34am

What if I told you that many of the ailments killing North Americans today, such as some forms of cancer, heart diease, stroke, and diabetes could be reversed by making one simple change. What is that change, you might ask? Simply put, it's eating a diet consisting of solely plant-based foods.

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Review: First Orbit

Posted by: Lawrence Lee  //  April 12, 2011 @ 6:26pm

On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin, became the first human ever to travel into outer space. Exactly fifty years later, First Orbit was released to celebrate this historical event.

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Review: Exporting Raymond

Posted by: Diana Prano  //  February 26, 2011 @ 12:42pm

Exporting Raymond is a really enjoyable, funny documentary following the escapades of Phil Rosenthal, the creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, as he attempts to win the comedy cold war by selling and adapting Raymond to the Russian networks.

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Interview: Waiting for 'Superman' director Davis Guggenheim

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  October 15, 2010 @ 11:02am

Davis Guggenheim didn't start out intending to make documentaries, even though his father Charles had directed many during his career.

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Review: Love at the Twilight Motel

Posted by: Elizabeth Hughes Belzil  //  April 25, 2010 @ 7:21pm

Through the heart of Miami's Little Havana, SW 8th street unfolds--a paved corridor narrowed by a strip of the twenty-odd pay-by-the-hour motels stacked side by side. Fortress-like with their high walls and discrete private entrances, these motels are the ideal locale for a clandestine encounter.

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Review: Act of God

Posted by: Elizabeth Hughes Belzil  //  June 5, 2009 @ 4:31pm

There are few phenomena in this universe as evocative and imbued with as much symbolic power as a lightening bolt. When one gazes at these pillars of light descending from the heavens, charged with devastating potential, one understands why pre-technological societies believed them the instruments of gods.

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