Category Archives: Documentaries

Documentary films

2012 Sundance Award Winners

From my virtual trip to the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, the award winners –

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Searching for Sugar Man — SPOILER ALERT: He’s ALIVE!

1970s Mexican-American singer-songwriter Sixto Rodriguez (who looks like an older version of Edward James Olmos crossed with Lou Diamond Philips) released two records on the Sussex Record Label: — Cold Fact in 1970, and Coming from Reality in 1971. Two … Continue reading

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The Imposter – Truth is stranger than fiction

In 1994, a 13-year-old boy disappears in Texas. Three and a half years later, police find him in Spain. What happened to him? Where has he been all this time? Is it really him??? What??

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X on the best of SFIFF54 so far

The San Francisco International Film Festival closes tomorrow and I’ve seen seven films.

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Reviewer X at the San Francisco International Film Festival

Your less than humble film critic will be attending the San Francisco International Film Festival which opened earlier this week.

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X on SFIFF54 meets Sundance 2011

The film list is out for the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival. A list of films that played at Sundance 2011 is available below.  

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31 Films Viewed–18 were Docs!

A new personal best–I saw 31 films this year at Sundance. And, I have to say, I enjoyed most of them. I think the reason is

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X saw The…four films on Friday

I saw four films on Friday. The Flaw, The Bengali Detective, The Salesman, and The Ledge. Quick thoughts below.

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X with quick thoughts on four films

I saw Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles, Family Portrait in Black and White, Life in a Day, and On the Ice. Very quick thoughts.

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Reviewer X’s Thursday 5 films, or 4.95

Due to some guy losing his wallet on the shuttle bus, I was late for my last film of the night, so today I watched 4.95 films today.

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