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Contest: “Tell Me Something: Advice from Documentary Filmmakers” E-Book Giveaway

Contest: “Tell Me Something: Advice from Documentary Filmmakers” E-Book Giveaway

What can you learn from the world’s best documentary filmmakers? In Tell Me Something,  60 admired filmmakers were asked for one piece of advice. Then their picture was taken. Tell Me Something is a creative manual and an inspiration generator. In Tell Me Something, veteran filmmakers like Barbara Kopple, Albert Maysles, Michael Apted, Frederick Wiseman, Robert Drew, Martin Scorsese, Michael Moore, DA Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus and Errol Morris and

Review: ‘Lovelace’

Biopics about celebrities: artists, musicians, and, in the case of ‘Lovelace‘, porn stars, can usually go in two directions. One usually nestles into a specific moment of its protagonist’s life, hoping to use its limited timeframe as a way to extrapolate and explain the eventual arc of a career. The other largely attempts a full

Exploring Maternal Relationships and the Sexual Revolution in ‘LOVELACE’

The first way to approach ‘Lovelace‘, the newest biopic about famous ‘Deep Throat’ star Linda Lovelace, is in sympathizing with its main character. Written and directed by Rob Epstein and Jeff Friedman (‘Howl’), ‘Lovelace’ stars Amanda Seyfried as the eponymous porn star ill fatedly married to Chuck Traynor, played hauntingly by Peter Sarsgaard, a highly abusive

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