Check out my Top 10 (documentaries and fiction films) from this year’s TIFF at Film Festival Today:
We are back (here is the link), with our second pre-Season 4 bonus episode. That season will launch on September 26, so get ready, as the fog is rolling back in. Here, we take a look at the documentary content The Guardian produces and chat with Charlie Phillips about being Head of Documentaries there and overseeing the commission and production of almost 25 short films a year. As always, you can find the episode on our “episodes” page, on iTunes, SoundCloud and Stitcher, and anywhere podcasts are generally available.
Today, Dan Rodricks of The Baltimore Sun released an episode of his “Roughly Speaking” podcast in which I list, with great difficulty, 10 of my top films. I omitted foreign films (so we could have good English-language clips), pre-1940 films (or the list would go on and on), documentaries (ditto) and films only released within the last 10 years (too soon). Here is the link to that episode. Enjoy!
Over the course of August and into the start of September, Hammer to Nail ran 5 reviews of mine of new documentary films, and 2 interviews with documentary directors. Here are the links:
Hammer to Nail ran three new pieces of mine in the past two weeks: 2 reviews plus 1 interview, from AFI DOCS 2018, with director Kimberly Reed (about her Dark Money). Here are the links::