Documentary

9.13.19

System of a Down's Serj Tankian on Making Music for a Revolution

We sat down with Serj and 'I Am Not Alone' director Garin Hovannisian following their new doc's TIFF premiere.

9.10.19

Hulu's 'Wu-Tang: An American Saga' Shows What the Rap Icons See in the Mirror

The fictional series, based on two books written by RZA, is the most intimate portrait of Wu-Tang we've seen to date.

8.14.19

Watch the Trailer for the Obamas' First Netflix Project, 'American Factory'

The documentary about a Chinese-owned factory in the Rust Belt is already drumming up Oscar buzz.

6.4.19

Netflix's 'When They See Us’ Emphasizes the Humanity of the Central Park Five

With their obsession on the lurid details, true crime shows often turn victims into props. ‘When They See Us’ manages to avoid that, thanks to creator Ava DuVernay.

5.10.19

The Real Story of Wu-Tang Clan's 25-Year Career Is Finally Being Told

In Showtime's docuseries 'Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men' we learn what made one of rap's most important groups nuthing ta f**k wit.

5.2.19

The Email Scammers Who Use Voodoo to Fleece Their Victims

We spoke to director Ben Asamoah about his new documentary, 'Sakawa'.

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3.21.19

'The Inventor' Doesn't Bring Anything New to Elizabeth Holmes's Story

Theranos profited off telling a juicy scammer tale. That story is still profitable, because we can't stop telling it.

3.19.19

The New Lil Peep Doc Is the Defining Document of the SoundCloud Rap Generation

'Everybody's Everything' is both a tribute to the late rapper, and an examination of the image and money-obsessed music industry he found success in.

2.19.19

Why We’re Finally Talking About Lorena Bobbitt and Domestic Abuse

When Bobbitt cut off her husband’s penis, she became a punchline. ‘Lorena’ shows why everyone was so wrong to laugh at her.

2.6.19

Satanists Are the Heroes of a New Sundance Documentary

In 'Hail Satan?', filmmaker Penny Lane highlights The Satanic Temple's journey from trolling activists to an international religious movement.

1.29.19

Director Stands By Film Detailing Michael Jackson Sexual Abuse Allegations

‘Leaving Neverland’ premiered at Sundance this week detailing new allegations against Michael Jackson. The singer’s estate is calling it “tabloid character assassination.”

1.25.19

‘Dynasties’ Is a Timely Reminder That People Are the Worst Animals

The new show voiced by Sir David Attenborough documents the trajectories of animal life in an almost Shakespearean way.

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