Tag Archives: Documentary

Maiden (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Sailing Away

Documentary film “Maiden” presents a fascinating real-life story about a group of brave and strong women who attempted to show the world that girls can do anything. Although they naturally faced many troubles and obstacles including sexism from the very … Continue reading

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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Morrison on her life and career

I must confess that the works of Toni Morrison, a great African American female author who sadly passed away two months ago, have been a glaring blind spot in my reading list. Although I came to know a bit about … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Amazing indeed

“Amazing Grace”, a music documentary film which was shot by Sydney Pollack in 1972 but then had been kept in vault for more than 40 years due to not only technical problems but also legal issues, is amazing indeed. Even … Continue reading

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Memory: The Origins of Alien (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): The untold origin story behind “Alien”

Documentary film “Memory: The Origins of Alien” gives us a close look into how “Alien” (1979) was conceived and then produced step by step. If you are already quite familiar with the long production history behind this great science fiction … Continue reading

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Untouchable (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): The rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein

Hulu documentary film “Untouchable”, which was released in South Korean theaters yesterday, gives us an overview on the rise and fall of Harvey Weinstein, who was one of the most powerful movie producers in Hollywood before accused of a number … Continue reading

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Jawline (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A young social media star chasing after his dream

Hulu documentary film “Jawline” observes the quick ascent of an adolescent social media star who, as far as shown from the documentary, is a simple decent lad who just wants to chase after his dream. While it is often fascinating … Continue reading

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Nothing Like a Dame (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Tea with the Dames

British documentary film “Nothing Like a Dame”, which was released in US as “Tea with the Dames” in last year, simply observes whatever is being generated among four old British actresses who have been well-known for their respective acting careers … Continue reading

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