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I’ve been reading through two books. The first is a result of Werner Herzog’s collaboration with Paul Cronin, set up as a long and fascinating conversation between the two. 690 more words

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Life Itself

Life Itself is an informative and moving documentary about Roger Ebert, the great film critic who died from cancer in April 2013. 

Based on and featuring excerpts from Ebert’s memoir of the same name,  383 more words


Homo Spiritualis

 This is a fascinating documentary on the beautiful upper paleolithic paintings of the Chauvet cave 30,000 years ago. Well-preserved, extensive, and awe-inspiring; the cave has been closed to the public for several years to avoid contamination and eventual, gradual disintegration by human presence.

Visual Arts

Top Five Thursday: Documentaries

Today’s Top Five list is my All-Time Favorite Documentaries.  Docs are one of my favorite genres and these are the ones I love the most.  If you haven’t seen them, I highly recommend checking them out. 46 more words


Get used to the bear behind you

“Always take the initiative. There is nothing wrong with spending a night in a jail cell if it means getting the shot you need. Send out all your dogs and one might return with prey.

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Life Itself

Director: Steve James

Starring: Roger Ebert, Chas Ebert, Gene Siskel, Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog

Running Time: 120 mins

Cert: 15

Release date: 14th November 2014… 593 more words