All posts tagged documentary

A Cambodian Spring- Revealing An Underlying Corruption

Far removed from the ancient temples, ruins, and jungles that millions of tourists flee to every year, A Cambodian Spring details an epic protest staged by the community of Boeung […]

Rumble: A spiritual exploration of Native American’s musical influence.

In her introduction to Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World at the Canada Now film festival, director Catherine Bainbridge was succinct but passionately claimed that ‘music has the ability […]

Candid and Legendary

The only way to describe American Fashion Photographer for The New York Times, Bill Cunningham, is legendary. His death in June 2016 sparked remorse from all over the fashion industry […]

‘Cardboard City’: Interview

Fourth up in the QMTC New Writers’ Festival is Cardboard City, written and directed by Holly Rodman. I spoke to Holly about the real-life inspirations she had for the play […]

‘On the Verge of Insanity’, An Exhibition

Over the summer I visited Amsterdam and coincided my visit with a trip to the Van Gogh Museum to see their recent exhibition On the Verge of Insanity. The exhibition combines his works with pieces documenting the development and presence of his illness including the doctor’s note when he cut off his ear and the supposed gun he shot himself with. One of the most powerful effects of an exhibition is that it presents to you a train of thought to piece the works along and map the connections between a lifetime of art; so here is my run-down of the exhibition.

Documentary Double-Bill: Ava Duvernay’s 13th

13th takes its name from the amendment to the United States Constitution introduced in 1865, which abolished slavery and any form of involuntary service. Except for as punishment for a crime. […]

CUB Magazine Documentary Double-Bill: Louis Theroux’s My Scientology Movie

Sitting down in the Bertha Dochouse in the Bloomsbury Street Curzon cinema, I was fascinated to discover, surveying the dense crowd of people in attendance, that the documentary is growing, […]

Supersonic Review: A definitely maybe of a documentary, that provides little innovation and lots of enjoyment

The rise of Oasis, a band that was–as both Gallagher brothers will (repeatedly) attest–one of the largest and most successful groups of the mid-to-late 90s, is an odd focal point […]

Serena: The Other Side of Greatness

I have just returned from a long two weeks at Wimbledon. I’d love to say I was sipping Pimm’s in the sun on Henman Hill or snacking on strawberries and […]