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Entries Tagged as 'Documentary'

Stop Making Sense (1984)

August 14th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Synopsis In December 1983, acclaimed art rockers Talking Heads concluded their “Stop Making Sense” tour, documenting the event by filming three shows at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Ambling onto a completely empty stage in a pair of white tennis shoes and carrying an acoustic guitar, singer/ songwriter David Byrne performs “Psycho Killer.” As the […]

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Tags: Concert · Cult favorite · Documentary · Music

Comedian (2002)

September 18th, 2007 · No Comments

“Miramax is brilliant at publicizing its successes, but it’s even more brilliant at burying its failures,” said Dennis Rice, their former president of marketing. Miramax Films was notorious for test screening its movies – often in malls in New Jersey – and barely releasing the ones that scored poorly. Some went straight to video, even […]

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Tags: Concert · Documentary

Double Dare (2004)

April 30th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Documentary directed and photographed by Amanda Micheli begins in 2000, as Lucy Lawless’ stunt double on the TV series Xena: Warrior Princess – 22 year old Zoe Bell – finds herself out of work when the show ends. Bell leaves her family in Auckland and arrives in L.A., where Jeannie Epper – Lynda Carter’s stunt […]

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Tags: Documentary · Martial arts · Master and pupil · Sword fight · TV series