‘Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats’ Film Review

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Jack Kerouac‘s mythology often precedes him. It’s a lot to unravel, and everyone needs an entry point. Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats couldn’t be better for the job. You’ll notice the famous voice from all those PBS Ken Burns documentaries (Peter Coyote) making the connections between Kerouac’s own words … Continue reading

Watch ‘Kurt and Courtney’ Free Online

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Kurt and Courtney Documentary by Nick Broomfield (1998) Kurt Cobain died in 1994 at the age of 27. It was ruled a suicide, but a theory soon emerged that Cobain may have been murdered. This theory was furthered by private investigator Tom Grant, who is featured heavily in the film. … Continue reading

‘Salinger’ Film Review

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“By being out of the picture, he is in the picture.” – Jack Wenke, Writer There are a few “notoriously reclusive” people in the public consciousness. Among them are: Howard Hughes (subject of The Aviator), Thomas Pynchon (Gravity’s Rainbow), Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes), Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird), … Continue reading

‘Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction’ Quotes

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The documentary Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction gives an interesting, if somewhat cloaked, view of the famous character actor, musician, and singer. Stanton has appeared in dozens of films – including Paris, Texas; Alien; Cool Hand Luke; The Green Mile; The Avengers – and has a face that most will recognize, … Continue reading

Watch ‘Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price’ Documentary Free Online (2005)

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What better day to watch the Walmart documentary Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price than on Black Friday? Although, really, this documentary by Robert Greenwald is a fascinating and informative viewing experience at any time of the year. Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price The 2005 documentary Wal-Mart: The … Continue reading

Watch The Mindscape of Alan Moore Documentary (2005)

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Today, November 18, 2013, is graphic novelist Alan Moore’s 60th birthday. To celebrate, here is the documentary The Mindscape of Alan Moore, available online in full for free. English writer Alan Moore is most notably the author of works such as Watchmen, V for Vendetta, and From Hell. Moore started … Continue reading

Watch ‘Born Into This,’ a Charles Bukowski Documentary (2003)

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The Charles Bukowski documentary Born Into This, directed by John Dullaghan and released in 2003, is now free to watch above, for everyone 18 and older. Just click play, enter your birthday and you’re good to go. Charles Bukowski Born Into This Documentary German born, American writer Charles Bukowski has … Continue reading

Watch the Henry Miller Documentary Asleep and Awake

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American author Henry Miller (1891 – 1980), was a breakthrough writer, forming his own unique literary voice, filled with honesty, surrealism, and detail-obsessed observation. His most famous works, Tropic of Cancer, Black Spring, Tropic of Capricorn and The Rosy Crucifixion (Sexus, Plexus, and Nexus) trilogy were all banned in the … Continue reading