| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:45 PM
“Broke”: A story of bankruptcy among retired professional athletes, will air Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. on ESPN, for the network’s second round of its “30 for 30” series. Billy Corben’s next documentary, “Dawg Fight”...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, August 11. If you've jogged next to the Los Angeles river between Sherman Oaks and Studio City, you may have noticed a green walkway.
The interesting part is that a nonprofit organization, Village Gardeners,...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 3:58 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Rob McFarland was in his florally vivacious backyard, tending his vegetable plot, when he noticed some honeybees buzzing around a tree. A few minutes later some bees had become tens of thousands.
"The sky was sort of darkened out," he...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Paul Williams: Still Alive
July 27, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Most viewers will spend about 75 percent of Paul Williams: Still Alive hating Stephen Kessler. The film is a documentary about Williams, the...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:55 PM
In the fall of 1991 I received a disturbing call from my son Gabriel, who was a freshman at New York University at the time. He informed me that he had experienced a revelation. "Dad," he said, "it's obvious to me that the only authentic path forward...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 6:59 AM
Arguably the most touching feature to come out of the Disneynature documentary franchise yet, this feature follows the journey of Oscar, a young chimp forced to fend for himself sooner than expected.
He becomes the special concern of their group's...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 11:17 PM
Everyone is shocked by the shooting in a movie theatre in Colorado. I was just as shocked by what I saw in downtown San Diego at the Gaslamp Reading a few nights ago. It was what I watched unfold on screen.
The Invisible War is the latest documentary...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:18 PM
The music business is unjust. Everyone knows that. Some seemingly mediocre (or worse) acts seem to survive or even thrive just by stubbornly persisting (take your pick of any example that comes to mind), while other super-talented genius-level artists get...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Color Me Obsessed and The Replacements Stink and So Do We!!!
Screening of a documentary by Gorman Bechard, followed by a live set of Replacements covers organized by Dean Falcone. 8 p.m. July 27 at Café Nine, 250 State St., New Haven. $6. (203) 789-8281,...
| Jul 25, 2012
A man who was a student at Columbine when two teens opened fire and a woman who was at Virginia Tech when a gunman killed 32 people are in Seattle to film a documentary called “Wounded Minds.”
"We hope to share the message that survivors of...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:46 AM
Aspiring game designers have just been handed the motherlode of thought and wisdom with the Critical Path project, a series of short interviews from virtually every big name in gaming.
Freely hosted online, the elegantly designed interface allows video...