Directed by The National frontman Matt Berninger's brother Tom, Mistaken for Strangers takes a unique approach to the tour documentary format in that, despite his following the band with his camera, Berninger's schlubbier sibling does not really like The National. He's apparently more of a speed metal guy, largely-estranged from his more famous brother and not sure what to do with his life. So, he did this, largely working himself into the film with what looks like a pretty standard redemption arc. Probably not the concert movie diehard fans would be hoping for, but I'm betting you'll still get "Bloodbuzz Ohio" worked in there somewhere.
Premiered last night to a reported standing ovation at the Tribeca Film Festival, Joshua and Benny Safdie's Lenny Cooke is a documentary that takes a look at a basketball player who looked to be the next big NBA star, but instead ended up playing for a Philippine Basketball Ass... / Continue →
Each year, the World Championships of Junior Golf bring together hundreds of the world's best child golfers to compete at an international level. And, of course, it is adorable, because they're in little visors and getting all upset over missed putts, like they're surgeons stru... / Continue →
Over thirty years since its release and the legendary status of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining has only grown--along with questions that still linger about the film and its production. Like what was with that bear giving a blowjob? Does that feel better than normal, human blowjo... / Continue →