Tags : documentaries

Nerdlocker Movie Review: 78/52

As a longtime fan of Alfred Hitchcock’s films, one of my most anticipated screenings at Fantastic Fest 2017 was Alexandre O. Philippe’s new documentary, 78/52. The 91 minute doc is an all-encompassing look at the revolutionary shower scene in the Master of Suspense’s 1960 film, Psycho. The title refers to the number of camera setups […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Code Black

Code Black is an experiential documentary that takes viewers behind the scenes of America’s busiest emergency room. It is a first-person reflection of director Ryan McGarry’s own training at Los Angeles County General Hospital’s legendary trauma bay, “C-Booth”, the birthplace of Emergency Medicine, where “more people have died and more people have been saved than […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Big Men

Big Men, the new documentary produced and directed by Rachel Boynton (Our Brand Is Crisis) gives us an unprecedented backstage pass to the first commercial oil find in the West African country of Ghana. Follow along as Dallas based oil-exploration firm Kosmos Energy (backed by The Blackstone Group) discovers more than 2 billion barrels of […]Read More

Drafthouse Films Review: The Final Member

*Warning- This review is penis-heavy and often refers to the male genitalia in unscientific terms.  What do you collect?  I collect Blu-rays and limited-edition screenprinted movie posters.  I have friends that collect sneakers, rare books, and hangovers, among other things.  Sigurður Hjartarson of Reykjavik, Iceland is a collector.  A serious collector for 40 years, Hjartarson […]Read More

Nerdlocker – SXSW Day 1 – Seraph Reporting

Day one of SXSW Film and I hit the ground running. I saw three films. Two of them were quite clearly about sadism, one was about copyright law, and all three were about crime. And they couldn’t have been more different from each other. By far the most powerful and disturbing of the three was […]Read More