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Chances are, you already know how the story of disgraced former New York congressman Anthony Weiner plays out. You may think “Weiner,” a documentary about the man’s unsuccessful New York City mayoral run, will just be a series of ‘been there, done that’ storytelling. 951 more words

2016 Film Reviews

Weiner - "A vital documentary... sitting on a par with Client 9 and Citizen Four"

During the Labour campaign for government in 2015, leader Ed Miliband remarked to Russell Brand (on his short-lived The Trews) that the press don’t hold the sway they once had. 1,002 more words

Film Review

Weiner

Weiner is the story of how one man’s dick pic(s) did him in and probably ruined his marriage and any chance of having a normal life. 251 more words

Nonfiction Film

Weiner (Kreigman/Steinberg, 2016)

In our current cinematic landscape, audiences walk into movies full of assumptions. In the 12-18 months leading up to a film’s release, we the audience are bombarded with pictures from the set, promotional materials, teasers, trailers, television commercials. 813 more words

2016

John Oliver & Elizabeth Warren Join Stephen Colbert To Cover Donald Trump, Hillary Coronations At Conventions

John Oliver, former congressman Anthony Weiner, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Jeff Daniels, Allison Janney and Keegan-Michael Key will be among Stephen Colbert’s guests when CBS’ The Late Show… 190 more words

News

Cinema Review - Weiner

Former congressman Anthony Weiner launches his campaign to run for Mayor of New York City, after being forced to resign from office after a sexting scandal was made public. 495 more words

Movie

Now in Theaters: July 2016 (Part 1)

Summer of 2016 has made for a spotty summer movie season, with some fascinating indies and documentaries balanced out by a lot of blockbuster trash. Part 2, looking at  1,298 more words