The New Anthony Weiner Documentary Sounds Like It's Going to Be Juicy as Hell

Andy Cush · 01/19/16 12:35PM

Weiner is the title of a new documentary about the dismal 2013 New York City mayoral campaign of Anthony Weiner. Considering that Weiner’s run, like his tenure as a U.S. congressman before, was ended by a sexting scandal, the title seems like a mean and juvenile joke. But then again, that’s just his name: Weiner. Tough break, I guess. What are you gonna do? Anyway, the documentary sounds like it’s going to be excellent.

Roots of a Revolution: New Documentary Charts the Turbulent Evolution of the Black Panthers

Jason Parham · 09/11/15 09:10AM

“It is a call for black people in this country to unite, to recognize their heritage, to build a sense of community,” activist Stokely Carmichael said in June 1966 upon his release from jail (he had been arrested during the March Against Fear). “It is a call for black people to define their own goals.” Self-determination, Carmichael believed, was the first need of a free people.

The New Backstreet Boys Documentary Actually Looks Worth Watching

Andy Cush · 12/17/14 03:25PM

At about 20 seconds into the new trailer for Backstreet Boys: Show Em What You're Made Of a disembodied voice (Brian?) asks: "What do you do when you're a full-grown man in a boy band?" This is exactly the kind of question a Backstreet Boys documentary should be asking.

New Documentary Explores the Meaning of Manliness (UPDATE)

Neetzan Zimmerman · 04/23/12 11:10AM

Mansome, the latest documentary from Super Size Me director Morgan Spurlock, seeks to answer the question of what it means to be a man "in a world where the definition of masculinity has become as diverse as a hipster's facial hair in Williamsburg."

We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists: Or, 101 Guy Fawkeses

Lauri Apple · 11/06/11 12:22PM

Here's the trailer for We Are Legion, a documentary featuring members and supporters of the Anonymous hacker collective and various commentators whose names and titles aren't provided yet, so we don't know who they are. But they seem knowledgeable enough!

Filmmaker Documenting History of LA's Toilet-Paper Brotherhood

Lauri Apple · 08/07/11 12:41PM

Back in 1979, long before all teenage pranks became felonies, a red-haired Los Angeles high schooler and three of his friends formed a dedicated group of surreptitious home toilet-paperers. Thirty-two years later, this group still exists! And now an ex-member's trying to make a documentary about it.

Meet the Coolest 92 Year Old Man In America

Morgan Barry · 12/30/10 03:00PM

Joel Huston Dodge is just about as awesome of a guy that you're ever likely to meet. Check out this wonderful short documentary about the 92 year-old man and all he's discovered, collected, created and given.

How Undersea Cables are Laid

Richard Blakeley · 12/20/10 02:45PM

Ever wondered how undersea cables were laid in the ocean? Watch this video and find out.

Winnebago Man - Official Trailer

Matt Toder · 05/26/10 09:45AM

You might know who Jack Rebney is, but you've probably seen him on YouTube. Yes, he's the enraged RV salesman whose profanity-laced tirade has been seen by 20 million people. Documentarian Ben Steinbauer went looking for him, camera in hand.

Addicted: High and the Family Stoned

Daniel Barnum-Swett · 04/08/10 01:17PM

Kristina Wandzilak's personal crusade against California's coastal drug culture brought her to Alissa, a heroin and meth addict whose use started in her tween years. Describing addiction as her full-time job, Alissa was unprepared for Kristina's businesslike take on recovery.

Get Back Where You Belong: True Life: I'm Relocating for Love

Daniel Barnum-Swett · 04/06/10 03:06PM

Some started families with or swooned for faraway loves, but Bailey only wanted to make her relationship work. Moving for a boyfriend seems like a step forward, until she realizes how backwards the boy really is.