Film reviews and more

Month: September 2014

Film Review: ‘Finding Fela’

★★★☆☆ The documentary deluge in which we are still mired is so often lazily acknowledged as “a positive thing”. Our collective, unblinking admiration for the typical combination of liberal politics and gentle educational zeal has conditioned us to accept the […]

DVD Review: ‘I Am Divine’

★★★★☆ In 1998, independent director Steve Yeager chronicled the lifework of transgressive eccentric John Waters in Divine Trash. The documentary’s success manifested itself into a warranted trophy at that year’s Sundance Film Festival for Best Documentary. Yeager comfortably capsuled the […]