Tag: mockumentary

From Fake News to Chamber Drama: 3 by Woody Allen

From Fake News to Chamber Drama: 3 by Woody Allen

November 16, 2017 | By

Reviews of Woody Allen’s formal feature directorial debut Take the Money and Run (1969) from KL Studio Classics, the short mockumentary Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story (1971), and the underrated drama September (1987) from Twilight Time.

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TV: Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story (1971)

TV: Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story (1971)

November 16, 2017 | By

Running a compact 25 mins. Men of Crisis: The Harvey Wallinger Story is a satire of the Nixon Administration, which was past the halfway point of its first term mandate when the short was scheduled for airing in February of 1972, but as the lore surrounding this ‘lost’ film goes…

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BR: Take the Money and Run (1969)

BR: Take the Money and Run (1969)

November 16, 2017 | By

There’s a progression in Woody Allen’s early as he moved from screenwriter to director, after having penned TV scripts and making the leap to What’s New Pussycat? (1965), and although What’s Up Tiger Lily? (1966) is credited as his first directorial feature film…

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Film: Family Nightmare (2011) – HotDocs Capsule Review

Film: Family Nightmare (2011) – HotDocs Capsule Review

May 3, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / F . Film: Very Good / DVD Transfer: n/a/ DVD Extras: n/a Label: n/a/ Region: n/a / Released: n/a Genre: Mockumentary / Short Film / Found Footage Synopsis: A variant in the found footage & mockumentary sub-genres deals with a creepy Xmas captured on vintage home video gear. Special […]

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Film: Francophrenia (Or Don’t Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is) (2012)

Film: Francophrenia (Or Don’t Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is) (2012)

May 3, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / F . Film: Weak/ DVD Transfer: n/a/ DVD Extras: n/a Label: n/a/ Region: n/a / Released: n/a Genre: Mockumentary / Found Footage Synopsis: Experimental documentary on actor James Franco’s guest stint on the daytime soap opera “General Hospital.” Special Features: n/a . . Review: Award-winning filmmaker Ian Olds (Occupation: […]

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