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‘I couldn’t talk about her for years’: my godmother, Amy Winehouse

She cooked, watched Countdown and was mentored by the legendary singer. Now, 10 years after her death, Dionne Bromfield has finally addressed the grief she couldn’t deal with aged 15Dionne Bromfield is leaning into the screen as we talk on Zoom, recounting the moment 10 years ago when she received the news that would change her life for ever. On a sunny July day, the 15-year-old singer was waiting to go on stage. She was supporting the boyband The Wanted on tour in Wales, the atmosphere backstag...
Tags: Music, Television, Wales, Documentary, Alcohol, Society, Culture, Television & radio, Amy Winehouse, Factual TV, Alcoholism, CBBC, Amy, Winehouse, Dionne Bromfield, Bromfield


Ken Burns: ‘I felt that Hemingway’s uber-masculinity was a mask’

The acclaimed documentary-maker on his six-part portrait of Ernest Hemingway, his 40‑year career, and working during a golden age of storytellingKen Burns, 67, is a veteran and celebrated American film-maker who has made more than 30 documentaries in a career lasting more than 40 years. Among them is a much lauded history of the American civil war and an equally rapturously received history of the Vietnam war. His six-part documentary on Ernest Hemingway is currently on BBC Four and iPlayer and ...
Tags: Television, Documentary, Bbc, Culture, Factual TV, Ken Burns, Muhammad Ali, Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway, Geoffrey C Ward Lynn Novick


‘What we found was super special’: inside the quest for the 100ft wave

A new six-part documentary series follows the community of big-wave surfers at Praia do Norte in Nazaré, Portugal, and hunt for ocean’s EverestIt started as a picture. In 2005, Dino Casimiro, a sports teacher in the fishing village of Nazaré, Portugal, snapped a photo of what he had long observed from the seaside cliffs: swells in the Atlantic the size of buildings, so feared and unpredictable it seemed everyone in town knew of someone who had been lost at sea. The image was stark, magnetic – a ...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Documentary, California, Sport, Culture, Atlantic, Television & radio, Everest, Alaska, US television, Guardian, Factual TV, Surfing, Maui, Praia


Interview: Mark McGrath Talks Dark Side of the 90s

Building upon its successful Dark Side of the Ring documentary series, Vice premiered a spin-off called Dark Side of the 90s. The first episode chronicled trash television and Jerry Springer’s rise, while next week’s will focus on the legendary club The Viper Room. The series is hosted by Sugar Ray frontman Mark McGrath. RELATED: Dark Side of the 90s Trailer Teases Vice TV’s Newest Docuseries ComingSoon Editor-in-Chief Tyler Treese got to speak to Mark McGrath about Dark Side of the 90s prior to...
Tags: TV, New York, Hollywood, Movies, Documentary, Fox, Ethan Hawke, Wwf, Rupert Murdoch, Seattle, Vice, Secret Santa, Times Square, Katie Couric, PAUL, Jerry Springer


Stuntman Trailer Previews Disney+ Docufilm From Dwayne Johnson

Disney+ has released the official Stuntman trailer for their forthcoming documentary film, centering around professional Hollywood Stuntman, Eddie Braun. The video highlights Braun’s attempt to recreate his idol Evel Knievel’s infamous Canyon jump, a stunt that almost killed him in 1974. The docufilm will be available for streaming next Friday on July 23. RELATED: Disney+ August 2021 Schedule: Movies and TV Titles Revealed Millions have seen his work, but nobody has seen his face. From Director ...
Tags: Video, Movies, Documentary, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, Nasa, Streaming, Eddie, Evel Knievel, Braun, Snake River Canyon, Myles Kennedy, ComingSoon, Canyon, Movie News, Stuntman


The new Anthony Bourdain documentary used a deepfake of Bourdain's voice to read a despairing, personal email

Anthony Bourdain. Business Insider/Sarah Jacobs The new documentary about the late Anthony Bourdain, "Roadrunner," fakes his voice. A computer-created deepfake of Bourdain's voice is used to read a personal letter he wrote to a friend. "You're not going to know," the director said. "We can have a documentary-ethics panel about it later." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In the new documentary "Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain," the iconic voice of be...
Tags: Entertainment, Film, Documentary, US, Trends, Cnn, Documentaries, David Choe, Voiceover, The New Yorker, Anthony Bourdain, Neville, Bourdain, Sarah Jacobs, RoadRunner, Ben Gilbert


Heist review – Netflix cashes in with sexed-up crime spree extravaganza

Bourbon smugglers, ‘sex energy’ and a $100m robbery inspired by CSI … three audacious cons are examined in Netflix’s fun, trashy and titillating true-crime showHeist (Netflix) is a wildly entertaining collection of true-crime stories that falls firmly into “you couldn’t make it up” territory. In forensic detail, this debut season recalls three audacious robberies, using recreations, interviews with key players on both sides of the law and archive news footage. Each tale is split over two episode...
Tags: Television, Documentary, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, TV crime drama, Heather Tallchief, Aids Tallchief, Roberto Solis


It’s time to stop making movies about Ted Bundy | Adrian Horton

The trailer for American Boogeyman, yet another film to cast a handsome actor as a serial killer, faces backlash. Who is asking for more Bundy content?Ted Bundy, the serial killer convicted of murdering more than 30 women in the 1970s who probably killed upwards of 100 whose names receive little attention, once mused, in interviews on death row, that he hoped his story would sell. Thirty-two years after his death by electric chair, Bundy seems to have been prescient about a curiosity with the mi...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Film, Documentary, Culture, Television & radio, Factual TV, Zac Efron, Bundy, Ted Bundy, Crime films, True crime (Podcasts, Adrian Horton


Jackass 4: Official Title & First Look Images Released Ahead of Trailer Debut

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jackass 4, officially titled Jackass Forever, has released five first look photos from the upcoming film, ahead of the trailer debut next week on Tuesday, July 20. Johnny Knoxville and the team are pushing the envelope even further in the new installment of the bone-breaking franchise when Jackass Forever premieres on October 22. You can check out the photos now in the gallery below! We’re back! A bit older and a lot grayer, but definitely not the wiser. Catch the #JackassF...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Documentary, Action, Paramount Pictures, Damien Chazelle, Knoxville, Johnny Knoxville, Movie News, Eric Manaka, MTV Entertainment Studios, Jasper Rachel Wolfson Sean, McInerney Zach Holmes, MTV Entertainment Studios Present, Tremaine Spike Jonze, Shanna Newton


Cooking with Paris: Paris Hilton Returning to TV in Netflix Unscripted Series

Paris Hilton is making her return to television in the unscripted series Cooking with Paris, launching on Netflix on Wednesday, August 4. The series will seemingly serve as a continuation of Hilton’s YouTube show of the same name. RELATED: WitcherCon: The Witcher Season 2 First Teaser Trailer Released The official synopsis for the new streaming series reads: “Paris Hilton can cook…kind of. And she’s turning the traditional cooking show upside down. She’s not a trained chef and she’s not trying ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Documentary, Netflix, Paris, Hilton, TV News, Streaming, Paris Hilton, Intellectual Property Corporation IPC, Cooking With Paris, Hilton Eli Holzman Aaron Saidman, Rebecca Hertz


Pray Away Trailer Previews Netflix’s Gay Conversion Therapy Documentary

Netflix has released the official Pray Away trailer for their newest documentary feature which hails from executive producers Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum. The film is scheduled to make its debut on August 3. The video, which you can check out below, begins with archive footage of commercials and interviews that promoted gay conversion therapy, featuring former leaders of Exodus International. It features new interviews from the survivors of the now-disbanded ex-gay Christian organization movemen...
Tags: Video, Movies, Documentary, Netflix, Streaming, Christian, Lgbtq, Ryan Murphy, Jason Blum, Kristine Stolakis, ComingSoon, Movie News, Pray Away


‘There’s a lot more to it’: docuseries goes behind the 2017 Weinstein exposé

Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes provides visual, striking context to the book and podcast series by journalist Ronan Farrow on the work and legacy behind the Weinstein reportsIt is, by now, a familiar timeline: within five days of each other in early October 2017, the New York Times and the New Yorker published two separate, shocking exposés on film producer Harvey Weinstein’s predatory, abusive behavior. The horrific details of his violations, of his sprawling web of non-disclosure agreements...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Media, Documentary, Women, Culture, Television & radio, New York Times, Harvey Weinstein, US television, Factual TV, The news on TV, New Yorker, Weinstein, Ronan Farrow, Tarana Burke


Dark Side of the 90s Trailer Teases Vice TV’s Newest Docuseries

Vice TV has released the official trailer for their newest documentary series titled Dark Side of the 90s, which is set to explore some of the influential decade’s most infamous pop culture moments with commentary from popular 90s icons. Set to be hosted by Sugar Ray lead singer and 90s music star Mark McGrath, the 10-episode docuseries is set to premiere on July 15. “The 90s was such a pivotal time for me and my career, “ McGrath said in a statement. “ Pop culture as we know it was just starti...
Tags: Video, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Documentary, TV News, Silicon Valley, Johnny Depp, Air, Hulu, Mcgrath, Adam Duritz, Sugar Ray, Mark McGrath, ComingSoon, VICE TV


‘Naomi Osaka’ Trailer: The Tennis Star Gets a Netflix Documentary Series

Naomi Osaka is only 23 years old and has already been ranked No. 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association. Oh, and she is also the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles as well as a four-time Grand Slam singles champion and is currently the reigning champion at the U.S. Open and the Australian Open. To chronicle her personal and professional journey, Netflix announced a new documentary series, aptly titled Naomi Osaka, in Osaka’s honor and recently revealed its inspiring trailer. ...
Tags: TV, Movies, News, Documentary, Netflix, Trailers, Osaka, Naomi Osaka, Naomi, TV Trailer, Naomi Osaka Trailer Netflix, Garret Bradley


‘McCartney 3, 2, 1’ Trailer: Watch Paul McCartney Go Through Some of the Best Pop Music Ever Made in Hulu’s Docuseries

I’d say it’s a good time to be a Beatles fan, but honestly the only time since the formation of the band it wasn’t a good time to be fan was when they broke up in the spring of 1970. It might be cliche at this point to cite The Beatles as the best rock band of all time and it’ll also trigger the Contrary Trolls (TM) to come out of the woodwork to insist on a debate, but it’s just true. The Beatles changed music forever and it’s insane how their popularity hasn’t waned much in nearly 60 years. T...
Tags: Television, Movies, Documentary, John Lennon, Disney, Paul Mccartney, Trailers, Movie Trailers, Hulu, Peter Jackson, Beatles, Ringo, Mccartney, John Paul George, Ruben, Kintyre


‘VAL’ Trailer: Val Kilmer Gets a Documentary Decades in the Making

Amazon Studios and A24’s documentary VAL, about the life and career of actor Val Kilmer, just released its official trailer. The documentary boasts to have been “more than 40 years in the making” and features tons of unseen footage from Kilmer’s personal recordings. The actor brought his camera almost everywhere he went, and the trailer shows behind-the-scenes footage from classics like Tombstone, Top Gun, and more. Val Trailer Kilmer has been out of the limelight for some time after a ...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, Documentary, Egypt, Oliver Stone, Kevin Bacon, Movie Trailers, Jack, Val-Kilmer, Francis Ford Coppola, Val, Amazon Studios, Jim Morrison, Kilmer, Val Trailer Kilmer


‘Top Secret UFO Projects: Declassified’ Trailer: Netflix Wants to Know If the Truth is Out There

This summer belongs to UFOs. Showtime has an upcoming docu-series devoted to the UFO phenomenon and there was that recent New York Times story that revealed the Pentagon had been secretly tracking UFOs for years. Now, Netflix is getting in on that sweet, sweet alien action with the (poorly named) series Top Secret UFO Projects: Declassified. Watch a trailer below. Top Secret UFO Projects Declassified Trailer It looks like UFOs are going to be big this summer. Recently we learned that Sh...
Tags: UK, Television, Movies, Congress, Documentary, Earth, Netflix, New York Times, Showtime, Pentagon, Times, Defense Department, J J Abrams, Netflix Wants, Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, Luis Elizondo


Val Trailer Released for Amazon Studios’ Original Val Kilmer Documentary

Amazon Prime Video has released the official trailer for Val, the upcoming original documentary from Amazon Studios, diving into the life of actor and filmmaker Val Kilmer. A new poster, which you can check out below, was also released along with the caption: “The life you live is the story you tell.” RELATED: Amazon Studios Acquires Val Kilmer Documentary From A24 For over 40 years Val Kilmer, one of Hollywood’s most mercurial and/or misunderstood actors has been documenting his own life and c...
Tags: Amazon, Video, Hollywood, Movies, Documentary, Streaming, Leo, Val Kilmer, Amazon Prime Video, Val, Ting, Amazon Studios, Kilmer, ComingSoon, Movie News, Leo Scott


Exclusive Fireboys Trailer & Key Art For Coming-of-Age Documentary

ComingSoon is premiering the exclusive trailer and key art for the upcoming documentary Fireboys, directed by Jake Hochendoner and Drew Dickler and featuring Jesus “Chuy” Hernandez and Antoinio Wellington. Fireboys is the untold story of young men incarcerated in California who are offered a way out: by fighting wildfires. Immersive and personal, this coming-of-age story examines a correctional path that is both hopeful and destructive. RELATED: Exclusive Good Funk Trailer & Key Art From Adam K...
Tags: Video, Movies, Documentary, California, United States, Movie News, Pine Grove, Mendocino Complex, 1091 Pictures, Adam Kritzer, Fireboys, Jake Hochendoner, Drew Dickler, Jesus Chuy Hernandez, Antoinio Wellington Fireboys, Fireboys Check


Interview: Mervyn Warren Discusses His Score For Mary J. Blige’s My Life

The documentary Mary J. Blige’s My Life is now streaming on Amazon, which set up the perfect opportunity to speak with the film’s composer, Mervyn Warren. The 5x Grammy Award-winning artist, who was handpicked by the great Quincy Jones to work on Blige’s doc, discussed his musical process, his time scoring alongside Marc Shaiman, his amazing score for the 1997 superhero film Steel as well as his experience working with the legendary Whitney Houston. Warren has worked on a number of classic prod...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Documentary, La, Disney, Streaming, Nashville, Spike Lee, Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston, Whitney, Grammys, Ron Howard, Quincy Jones, Amazon Prime Video, Don


‘Playing With Sharks’ Trailer: The World’s Greatest Shark Photographer Gets Her Own Disney+ Documentary

Sharks are terrifying. They represent something primordial, these creatures unchanged since the dinosaurs roamed. Their eyes are black pits, and their rows of teeth create a gnashing nightmare maw. Shark researcher and underwater filmmaking pioneer Valerie Taylor doesn’t see them that way. She’s the center of the new Disney+ and National Geographic documentary, Playing With Sharks, coming July 23 to Disney+. “It’s like any animal, once you get to know it and understand it, you have a different ...
Tags: Cook, Movies, Documentary, Disney, World, Chris Hemsworth, Movie Trailers, Sharks, Taylor, National Geographic, Universal Pictures, Nat Geo, Ron, Sydney Morning Herald, Sam Neill, Shark Beach


‘Mental Health and Horror: A Documentary’ Launches Crowdfunding Campaign, Adds ‘Chopping Mall’ and ‘Harbinger Down’ Actors as Interviewees

Mental Health and Horror: A Documentary, a new film “about the positive impact & cathartic releases that horror can have on those living with mental illnesses,” recently launched its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The movie is already in production, but is looking to raise $30,000 to pay the crew and offset its interview costs. Jonathan Barkan, a friend of /Film, is making his feature writing and directing debut with this documentary, and we’re happy to announce a few more actors who wil...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Horror, Mental Health, Simon Boswell, Clive Barker, Boswell, Tom McLoughlin, Chet Zar, Barkan, Kelli Maroney, Preston Fassel, Jonathan Barkan, Zena Dixon, Mental Health and Horror: A Documentary, Marcus Pinn Pinnland


The Holy Game Director Brent Hodge on His Approach to Documentaries

(Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival) The Holy Game is the latest documentary film from director Brent Hodge (I Am Chris Farley, Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary) and Hodgee Films. The documentary launches on CRAVE today in Canada, and is being launched by Gravitas in the U.S. and worldwide for Digital and Cable on Demand Release on June 29, 2021. The doc offers an exclusive look at an officially sanctioned Vatican soccer tournament for priests. Beyond the Vatic...
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, Movies, Documentary, Boston, Digital, Rome, Netflix, Canada, Hillary Clinton, Portugal, Vatican, Wu Tang, Catholic, Banksy, Vietnam, Detroit


Ghislaine Maxwell began to share ‘little black book’ with Epstein as early as the 1980s

New documentary reveals sex offender used socialite for access to her famous and rich friends years from the 1980s onwardsGhislaine Maxwell’s association with Jeffrey Epstein began years earlier than previously understood, according to a documentary investigating the socialite who became an alleged procuress for the paedophile financier.The new information challenges the common assumption that Epstein stepped into a vacuum in her life after the death of her father, the newspaper tycoon Robert Ma...
Tags: Television, Documentary, World news, US news, Television & radio, Maxwell, Sky, Factual TV, Canary Islands, Robert Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein, Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell


Exclusive Kid Candidate Clip From Documentary Featuring Hayden Pedigo

ComingSoon has an exclusive Kid Candidate clip from the upcoming documentary featuring Hayden Pedigo. The film had its World Premiere at this year’s SXSW Film Festival to critical acclaim. RELATED: Kid Candidate Trailer Shows Struggles of Running for Office Directed by Jasmine Stodel, Kid Candidate tells the story of Hayden Pedigo, a 24-year old experimental musician and his unlikely run for city council in Amarillo, Texas after his Harmony Korine-inspired spoof campaign video went viral. Check...
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Fortissimo Films Warms to Frosty Chinese Documentary ‘Keep Running’

Beijing- and Amsterdam-based sales agency Fortissimo Films has added to its Cannes slate feature-length Chinese documentary “Keep Running.” It will be first pitched to distributors during the Cannes Market. The picture tracks a team of teenagers form underprivileged backgrounds who live in Gen He, the coldest part of China, and run every day despite the […]
Tags: Asia, News, Documentary, China, Global, Beijing, Markets & Festivals, Amsterdam, Fortissimo Films, Cannes, Cannes Market, Keep Running, Fortissimo Films Warms


‘They thought we were terrorists’: meet Joe Rush, the master of mutoid art and king of Glastonbury

The punky master of outsider art was once a pariah, thrown out of Britain for his anarchist ways. Now, he’s a national treasure. Joe Rush relives 40 years of sticking it to the ‘straight world’“They thought we were terrorists,” says Joe Rush, remembering the day not long after the fall of the Berlin Wall when he and a fellow anarchist took over a patch of no man’s land at the heart of the German capital. They filled it with military hardware: tanks and artillery and the like – along with a MiG-2...
Tags: Art, Music, Television, Documentary, Berlin Wall, Culture, Britain, Art and design, Television & radio, Sculpture, Festivals, Glastonbury festival, Music Festivals, Glastonbury, Joe Rush


Kid Candidate Trailer Shows Struggles of Running for Office

A brand new trailer for the upcoming documentary Kid Candidate has been released, showcasing some of what to expect when it releases early next month. MORE: The Little Mermaid Set Photos Show Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric Kid Candidate tells the real-life story of Hayden Pedigo, a 24-year old experimental musician, and his unlikely run for city council in Amarillo, Texas, after his Harmony Korine-inspired spoof campaign video went viral. After the viral video’s popularity caused Pedigo to bec...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Disney, Digital, Scarlett Johansson, Harmony Korine, Amarillo Texas, Pedigo, ComingSoon, Movie News, Gunpowder & Sky, Hayden Pedigo, Kid Candidate, Eric Kid Candidate


‘Cannes Uncut’ Documentary to Film During Upcoming Festival

A team of veteran British media types will use this year’s Cannes Film Festival to shoot interviews and footage for feature-length documentary film “Cannes Uncut.” The picture is intended to be completed by next year and will mark the iconic festival’s 75th anniversary. The finished film will mix interviews and current footage with archive material. […]
Tags: News, Documentary, Global, Production, Festivals, Cannes film festival, Mark Adams, Cannes Uncut


The Body Fights Back Exclusive Trailer & Poster for Diet Culture Documentary

ComingSoon is premiering the exclusive trailer and poster for The Body Fights Back, an upcoming documentary feature about five people navigating the paradoxes of diet culture. While promises of happiness, desirability, and perfection are irresistible, joy and contentment remain out of reach. Gravitas Ventures will release the film on digital platforms including iTunes and Apple TV on July 13, 2021. RELATED: Exclusive The Holy Game Trailer Offers Look at Vatican Soccer Tournament Personal storie...
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