Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "documentary"

  • Bully for 'Bully'

    There's no such thing as an honest documentary. Any one, told in any way, will be twisted and tacked into place by a filmmaker's intentions....

  • Bully Pulpit

    Last month, Bully was fighting for its life. After being handed an R rating by the Motion Picture Association of America -- effectively ruining any...

  • Comic Culture

    Fandom has reached something akin to a roaring pitch on the fringes of today's pop culture. For every hit television show or movie, dozens of...

  • Project Nim: Planet of the Ape

    Director James Marsh and the Oscar-winning team behind the documentary Man on Wire offer Project Nim, the story of a chimpanzee who became the focus...

  • Money Girl

    Several years ago, when Joan Rivers starred in a GEICO commercial where the whole concept centered on her plastic surgery, it seemed like a wonderful...

  • Secret Lives

    Washington loves its secrets -- or at least it loves pretending something is a secret even though it's made its way through the rumor mill...

  • Closet Cases

    Where's the rage in Outrage? Director Kirby Dick, who last covered the Motion Picture Association of America's rating system in This Film Is Not Yet...

  • Medical Incredible

    The main problem with any Michael Moore movie these days is that Michael Moore made it. Before the reels begin to turn, a lot of...

  • God Knows

    Recounting her initial fears about launching a transgender choir, founder Ashley Moore says, ''Are people going to be able to stop laughing long enough to...

  • Screening for Staff

    It's not always easy to see the problems other people face. For gays and lesbians who were born in the United States, for example, it...

  • Storytelling

    It wasn't enough. It wasn't enough for Phillip Pike to be a lawyer fighting for human rights. It wasn't enough to be a black gay...

  • Shooting Gallery

    Taking aim: Moore A tourniquet wouldn't stop the rush of bleeding heart liberalism that accompanies the films of Michael Moore. Not to oversimplify things, but...