Through his form of participatory journalism, Morgan Spurlock seems committed to at least try to be a reasonable man in unreasonable times, putting a face on stories the media frequently reduces to…
Shane Smith's multi-media company Vice enters new territory on April 5 when HBO turns it into a cabler news magazine. Not included in “Vice” the TV show, however, are the nudity and sex that gave the…
Alexandra Pelosi has carved out an enviable niche at HBO, free to pursue personal documentaries -- usually short of feature length -- devoted to colorful figures who have been in the news. The niche…
When TCA is most worthwhile, it brings people from recent history on stage to talk about very personal events that made national headlines and shaped the cultural landscape. Such was the case at…
Mandate Pictures and Steve Zaillian are teaming up to produce the biopic "My Dinner With Herve" through their co-venture Film Rites, which has a first-look deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Occasionally, a documentary is only as good as its subject matter, and on that score "Hard as Nails" -- about youth minister Justin Fatica, who employs the physique and demeanor of a high-school…
Tuning In: Alexandra Pelosi's latest HBO documentary, "Friends of God," will doubtless garner some attention for her fortuitously timed interview with Pastor Ted Haggard, the disgraced head of the…