Just Out Today: “Fog of Truth” Episode 204, on “The Force” and “Do Not Resist”

We posted Episode 204 of The Fog of Truth (available on iTunes, Soundcloud and Stitcher) this morning. It features a review of The Force, from director Peter Nicks, and an interview with Craig Atkinson, director of Do Not Resist, as well as a great opening conversation about New York Times Op-Docs and a closing chatter that focuses, for a bit, on Errols Morris’ 6-part  Wormwood and the use of dramatic reenactments in documentaries.. Enjoy!

SXSW2018 Coverage @hammertonail, Part 3

Part 3 of my ongoing Hammer to Nail coverage from this year’s SXSW Film Festival consists of another 8 pieces: this time it’s 5 reviews and 3 interviews. Here are links to all of them:

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Another “Fog of Truth” Episode (#202), on “In Pursuit of Silence” and “An Inconvenient Sequel”

Episode 202 of The Fog of Truth (available on iTunes, Soundcloud and Stitcher) went live today. This latest features a discussion of Patrick Shen’s In Pursuit of Silence and an interview with filmmakers Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk about An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, as well as a robust discussion of environmental documentaries, in general. Enjoy!

SXSW2018 Coverage @hammertonail, Part 2

Part 2 of my ongoing Hammer to Nail coverage from this year’s SXSW Film Festival consists of another 8 pieces: 6 reviews and 2 interviews. Here are links to all of them:

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SXSW2018 Coverage @hammertonail, Part 1 (+ review of “Leaning into the Wind”)

8 days ago, Hammer to Nail started to run my coverage from this year’s SXSW Film Festival. For now, we have 7 reviews + one accompanying interview, as well as one non-SXSW film I reviewed last week:: Leaning into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy. There is plenty more to come. Here are links to all nine pieces:

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6 Reviews @filmfesttoday & @hammertonail: “Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine,” “Death Wish,” “Loveless,” “On Body and Soul,” “The Young Karl Marx” + all 15 Oscar-Nominated Short Films

This past week, Film Festival Today ran one review of mine – of Death Wish – and Hammer to Nail ran five: Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in UkraineLovelessOn Body and SoulThe Young Karl Marx, and a piece on all 15 Oscar-nominated short films. Here are links to all 6 articles:

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4 Reviews + 1 Interview @filmfesttoday & @hammertonail: “Annihilation,” “Entanglement,” “Game Night” and “MexMan” + “Quest”

This past week, Film Festival Today ran two reviews of mine – of Annihilation and Game Night – and Hammer to Nail ran two, of Entanglement and one last Slamdance film, MexMan, plus an interview with the director and primary subject of the documentary Quest. Here are links to all 5 pieces:

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