Live From New York producer J.L. Pomeroy and Director Bao Nguyen sat down for an exclusive interview with Dork Shelf to talk about the challenges of making the film stand out from a crowded field, and the responsibilities they felt in doing justice to the legacy of SNL.
The Entourage movie kicks over the neat narrative piles the show swept up, only to clean everything back up again, making the film feel even more redundant and unnecessary.
San Andreas delivers all the destruction, mayhem and special effects that audiences go to this kind of movie to see. But is there more to it than just that?
We chat with Michael Winterbottom about the nature of journalism and tragedy as addressed in latest film, The Face of An Angel, opening this week.
We sat down with Mad Max: Fury Road mastermind George Miller and co-star Nicholas Hoult to discuss insane car stunts and the film's long journey to the big screen.
Maggie plays around with zombie movie tropes and has some good performances, but that's overshadowed by a dingy aesthetic and the cliches they didn't manage to avoid.
Dork Shelf had the pleasure of interviewing comedian Tig Notaro at the premiere of Tig, a documentary about the worst four months of her life and the incredible year that followed.
In Censored Voices, an examination of both memory and politics, retired Israeli soldiers listen to their own voices recorded after a victorious occupation over 40 years ago.
Beyond the Fear tackles the story of Yigal Amir, the assassin of Ytizhak Rabin who found himself at the center of numerous ethical and political debates about whether a country founded on the ashes of intolerance would treat the murderer of their own leader with humanity.
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story Of The National Lampoon documents the rise of a comedic college newspaper to a national publication, told with loads of footage and overly nostalgic contemporary interviews.
The Wolfpack has all the elements of a fun, feel good documentary, that is if you ignore all the missing pieces that really make it sad and misjudged.
Listen To Me Marlon is a surreal, intimate look at the iconic Brando, with stories told through the use of interview clips, vintage footage and, most tellingly, a series of tapes that the actor made for himself as a kind of hypnotic therapy.
Best of Enemies delves into one of the most profound and influential moments of American political life: the debates between stalwart conservative William F. Buckley and iconoclastic progressive Gore Vidal.
It’s hard not to see Brett Morgen’s documentation of Kurt Cobain’s life as anything short of definitive, using both character animation and wonderfully rendered motion graphics to present Cobain’s writings, musings and music in a visually stunning way.
Raiders! tells the story of three kids who decided to take up a video camera in 1982 and do a shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark, a feat even more preposterous prior to the age of home video releases.
More than a usual rise/fall biography, What Happened, Miss Simone? dives deep into the artist’s life, examining with sometimes uncomfortable detail the swath that she created both in her personal and professional life.
Extra Terrestrials have landed. Well, not really. But for the sake argument, let’s say they have. What would we do? How would we react? More importantly, who would be writing the press release?
The Ross Brother’s Western provides deep insight in to the lives of these two remarkable individuals, as well as the community to which they belong.