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Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation by Barak Goodman Documentary Review

Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation by Barak Goodman Documentary Review

Most Woodstock documentaries have that mental plague of the sixties, of not remembering well. The original Woodstock (1970) directed by Michael Wadleigh was all about sensory experience — mind blowing split screens and a stream of consciousness narrative that barely reflected the chronology of the actual events. It has taken fifty years but Barak Goodman and his PBS American Experience team have artfully done justice to the real Woodstock, not some mythic fantasy in our collective imagination.

Review: ‘Song One’

Written & Directed by Kate Barker-Froyland Starring Anne Hathaway, Johnny Flynn, Ben Rosenfield & Mary Steenburgen Now Playing in Select Theaters During her week of promotion for Song One, Anne Hathaway stopped by The Daily Show to chat with Jon Stewart. Quickly they were dying in laughter. She zipped out a condensed version of the

Review: ‘Reach Me’

Written & Directed By John Herzfeld Starring Danny Aiello, Tom Berenger, Lauren Cohan, Kevin Connolly, Terry Crews, Cary Elwes, Kelsey Grammer, Omari Hardwick, Elizabeth Henstridge, Thomas Jane, Ryan Kwanten, Nelly, David O’Hara, Kyra Sedgwick, Tom Sizemore, Sylvester Stallone, Danny Trejo Now Playing in Select Theaters & VOD John Herzfeld’s tonally confused, hopelessly convoluted ‘Reach Me’ explores

Review: ‘Amor Crónico’ 

Directed by Jorge Perugorría, Starring CuCu Diamantes, Andrés Levin, Adela Legra and Liosky Clavero. Now Available on DVD, VOD and Digital Acclaimed Cuban singer CuCu Diamentes, a New York City transplant since her college days, recently returned to her home country to perform in cities across the nation. It was the first time in history

Review: ‘Rudderless’

Directed by William H. Macy Written by William H. Macy, Casey Twenter, & Jeff Robison Starring Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Felicity Huffman, Laurence Fishburne, Selena Gomez, and Miles Heizer NOW on iTunes and in Select Theaters Venerated actor William H. Macy’s directorial debut ‘Rudderless’  isn’t always a smooth narrative ride, but Macy has crafted a moving

Review: ‘Harmontown’

Written and Directed by Neil Berkeley Director Neil Berkley’s frothy, endearing new documentary ‘Harmontown’ offers a nearly unfiltered glimpse into a creative mind, while exploring a unique, unapologetically geektastic subculture. The film explores the inner workings of volatile TV showrunner, man-child, and creative genius (just ask him!) Dan Harmon, while following the live national comedy

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