Category Archives: Documentary

Searching for Sugar Man

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock ‘n’ roller, Rodriguez. (IMDB) Writers:  Malik Bendjelloul, Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman Director:  Malik Bendjelloul Stars:  Sixto Rodriguez, Stephen ‘Sugar’ Segerman, Dennis Coffey Run time/Rating:  86 Minutes/ PG-13 Popcorn Score:  Large Popcorn This quick Popcorn Review was taken from the Top Ten Movies of […]

Mansome

A documentary that explores the question: In the age of manscaping, metrosexuals, and grooming products galore – what does it mean to be a man? (IMDB) Director:  Morgan Spurlock Stars:  Jason Bateman, Will Arnett and Morgan Spurlock Runtime/Rating: 82 Minutes/ PG-13 Popcorn Score: Medium Popcorn To groom or not to groom, that is the question: Whether […]

Howl

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized. Writers: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman Directors:  Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman Stars:   James Franco, Todd Rotondi and Jon Hamm Runtime: 84 Minutes Popcorn Score:  Large Popcorn “Howl” is a movie about a poem. It is a very controversial poem, especially […]

Being Elmo

The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet – the heart and soul of Elmo – Kevin Clash. Writers:  Philip Shane, Justin Weinstein Director:  Constance Marks Stars:  Kevin Clash, Whoopi Goldberg and Frank Oz Runtime: 80 Minutes Popcorn Score: Large Popcorn “Elmo Represents […]