Tag: Documentary

Review: RBG (2018)

By Melissa Houghton Everyone has a story. A life lived with a beginning, middle and end. Like fingerprints, a person’s story is uniquely their own, yet their life’s purpose may influence the lives of millions of others. Some people living their middle rise to great heights and become iconic figures identifiable by their initials: MLK,…

REVIEW — JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS (****)

By John H. Foote (****) Jane Fonda did not just break down doors for actresses and activists, she kicked them off the hinges and burst through. One of the most exciting interviews of my career was speaking with Fonda. Whip-smart, hyper-alert, one of the smartest people I had ever encountered, it was a genuine pleasure.…

TIFF REVIEW — Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

By Nick Maylor  (***1/2) Official Film Synopsis: ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch is the third collaboration between award-winning photographer Edward Burtynsky and acclaimed filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier following Manufactured Landscapes and Watermark. In breathtaking tableaus, their latest documentary continues their exploration of industrialization and extraction in astonishing scale and perspective. I walked into the upper…