Edgar Wright’s ‘The Sparks Brothers’ documentary getting BluRay release

Universal are releasing Edgar Wright’s much acclaimed debut music documentary ‘The Sparks Brothers’ on a 2-disc special edition BluRay.

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Kevin Smith documentary ‘Clerk’ gets release date.

The documentary Clerk from director Malcom Ingram (Small Town Gay Bar, Out To Win) explores the life and career of filmmaker and multi-hyphenate Kevin Smith. The film which had its premiere in March at SXSW and will now get a digital release on November 23rd 2021 thanks to a distribution deal with 1091 Pictures (The Last Blockbuster). Continue reading

Review: Parallel Love – ‘The story of a band called Luxury’

‘Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury‘ is a new documentary which follows the path of Luxury, a band from small-town Georgia, who began as a ragtag post-punk band and eventually became Orthodox priests directed by member and film-maker Matt Hinton; assembled from footage he had shot over the past 20 years as well a fresh interviews and reflection.

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Kickstarter launched for upcoming documentary about Horror and Mental Health

Jonathan Barkan is currently creating and directing a documentary about the positive effects horror can have on mental health.

The upcoming documentary will explore the genre through the lens of those whose mental health has improved through their viewing of all things horror.

Today the projects Kickstarter has officially launched coinciding with the projects first newsletter.


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Upcoming Mental Health and Horror documentary announces new interviewees

Jonathan Barkan is currently creating and directing a documentary about the positive effects horror can have on mental health.

The upcoming documentary will explore the genre through the lens of those whose mental health has improved through their viewing of all things horror.

A director’s statement for Mental Health and Horror: A Documentary has been released. The video features original music by legendary horror composer Simon Boswell (Hardware, Clive Barker’s Lord of Illusions), who has also been announced as an interviewee.


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Review: ‘Pray Away’ – Conversion Therapy documentary from Netflix, Ryan Murphy & Jason Blum.

Pray Away is the new debut feature documentary from Kristine Stolakis.

Blumhouse Television executive produced the feature; partnering with Ryan Murphy before bringing the film to Netflix. The film was produced by Stolakis with Jessica Devaney and Anya Rous and executive produced by Ryan Murphy, Jason Blum, Jeremy Gold, Marci Wiseman, Mary Lisio, Amanda Spain, Daniel J. Chalfen, Jim Butterworth, Katy Drake Bettner, Johnny Symons, Julie Parker Benello, Patty Quillin, Nion McEvoy, Leslie Berriman, Regina K. Scully and Alexis Martin Woodal.

In the 1970s, five men struggling with being gay in their Evangelical church started a bible study to help each other leave the “homosexual lifestyle.” They quickly received over 25,000 letters from people asking for help and formalised as Exodus International, the largest and most controversial conversion therapy organisation in the world.

But leaders struggled with a secret: their own “same-sex attractions” never went away. After years as Christian superstars in the religious right, many of these men and women have come out as LGBTQ, disavowing the very movement they helped start. Focusing on the dramatic journeys of former conversion therapy leaders, current members, and a survivor, PRAY AWAY chronicles the “ex gay” movement’s rise to power, persistent influence, and the profound harm it causes.

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Jonathan Barkan directing documentary about Horror and Mental Health

Jonathan Barkan is currently creating and directing a documentary about the positive effects horror can have on mental health.

The upcoming documentary will explore the genre through the lens of those whose mental health has improved through their viewing of all things horror.


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Review: Hulu true crime docu-series ‘SASQUATCH’

Sasquatch is a new ‘Hulu Original’ three-part documentary true crime series. directed by Joshua Rofé (Lorena, Swift Current) executive produced by Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass, and Mel Eslyn of Duplass Brothers Productions (Wild Wild Country, Evil Genius), Rofé and Steven Berger of Number 19, along with David Holthouse and Zach Cregger, and produced by M. Elizabeth Hughes.

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Review: ‘He Dreams of Giants’ – Documentary about Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’

‘A 30-YEAR QUEST TO FILM THE IMPOSSIBLE’

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New documentary ‘The Complete History of Candyman’ coming later this year.

While we continue waiting for Nia DaCosta’s Candyman, currently set for theatrical release on August 27, 2021, we’ve learned that a brand-new Candyman franchise documentary is also on the way. Written and directed by Bryn Hammond, the documentary will explore the Tony Todd-starring movie franchise that was born out of Clive Barker‘s original story, “The Forbidden.”
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