OJ: Made In America review

OJ: Made In America is Ezra Edelman’s 8 hour long 5-part documentary series on OJ Simpson, his rise and fall, and the racial and class structure that he very much transcended and defined in a lifetime. Orenthal James Simpson, or better known as OJ or ‘the juice’ has the kind of story that’s not just…

Tower; A genre-blending and life-affirming documentary

Tower is an exceptional documentary piece about tragic events that happened on one inconspicuous afternoon in 1966. It blends both animation and real-life footage in a somewhat surprisingly seamless fashion. The line-artopia style disarms us a little but by the time we get used to it, the point is clear- In a recount of devastating…

Best Documentaries of 2015; My Picks

The Bear Awards (my blog’s awards) has almost come to an end. Just one more category which is Best Animated Film! I’ve just finished watching the last of the nominated documentaries so here’s who I think should be nominated and who should win. Don’t be too sad, Bear Awards will make a return next year!! Little Bear’s…

Amy review: No charades, just Amy.

When we look at an artist, we sometimes think what life must have been for them. Amy is a tragic documentary about the troubled artist who never could reconcile her childhood trauma without self-destruction. It’s a heartbreaking look at a sweet girl who grew up too fast, who’s father was never there and grew up…

Winter On Fire: Ukraine’s Fight For Freedom review.

I’ll be reviewing this as the first of five documentaries nominated for this years Oscars. Winter On Fire: Ukraine’s Fight For Freedom is one harsh documentary. There’s live footage, quite alot in fact, of the fight between the people in Maidan Square and the armed forces sent by the government. Winter On Fire was filmed…