The life of a billionaire family is a microcosm for a society constantly living on credit and the banking system that enables it in ‘The Queen of Versailles’.
Music is a mysterious medium. We marvel at people who make it with ease because sometimes a three minute song can change your life. The documentary ‘Searching For Sugar Man’ follows the trail of one of the music industry’s greatest unsolved mysteries surrounding 70s musician Rodriguez, who disappeared after a short career as a recording artist, and uncovers a few reasons why music makes our souls sing.
It’s easy to get cynical in a world that’s full of selfish behaviour. People are worshipped in society for achieving nothing in their lives besides a crusade to satisfy their ego with unwarranted fame. ‘Undefeated’ is a reminder that there are good people doing amazing things in their community and it’s an emotional and inspirational experience.
The Imposter screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
There are stories you hear about a friend’s cousin’s sister’s best friend that tread the line between the truth and urban legend. ‘The Imposter’ is a documentary that plays out like town gossip blown out of proportion, but the reality of the events that take place are astounding.
As the saying goes “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” but filmmaker Trevor Graham may have discovered that the path to world peace may also be via the stomach in the documentary ‘Make Hummus Not War’.
Foo Fighters front man, former Nirvana drummer and all round music guru, Dave Grohl, will make his directorial debut with the documentary ‘Sound City’.
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For so long we have dreamed of attending Comic-Con in San Diego. We were meant to go this year but, unfortunately, the Australian Tax man decided to take all the money we had saved to buy ceramic busts of Batman and movie quality Indiana Jones replica whips.
Documentarian Morgan Spurlock attended Comic-Con in 2010 and collaborated with Stan Lee and Joss Whedon to put together the documentary ‘Comic-Con IV: A Fans Hope’.
A trailer for the film has been released and unlike most of Spurlock’s films, he is totally absent from the trailer and possibly the film. The focus is on the fans and the famous faces that champion the great event.
Hit the jump to check out the trailer.