In Louboutin’s Shoes

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Filmmaker  Michael Waldman and his crew trailed the shoe designer Christian Louboutin for a whole year to make this flattering documentary on the man behind the world’s most expensive and highly sought-after shoes. Louboutin’s beginnings may have been humble but from the moment he turned his attention to designing shoes, his life has been anything … Continue reading



The Newspaperman : The Life & Times of Ben Bradlee

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We’ll be hearing a great deal this winter about the legendary Editor of the Washington Post who was largely credited with taking down President Richard Nixon in 1974 as Ben Bradlee is the focus of two major movies. In January he’ll be portrayed by Tom Hanks in The Post a fictionalized account of the Watergate … Continue reading



Maddman : The Steve Madden Story

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  In his sophomore feature, documentarian Ben Patterson would have us believe that Steve Madden, the man behind the shoe brand of the same name, is at worse, just a bit of a rough diamond.  From his humble beginnings in Queens NY,  this self-made man  found he had a natural affinity with selling women’s shoes. … Continue reading



Everybody Knows …….Elizabeth Murray

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  Elizabeth Murray the subject of this fascinating documentary from Oscar nominated costume designer turned director Kristi Zea is an extraordinary artist that everyone should know, but sadly few outside the art world do.  Hopefully after this very affectionate portrait of her finds the audience it so deserves, Murray will get some of the recognition … Continue reading



Behind The Curtain : Todrick Hall

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  When filmmaker Katherine Fairfax Wright was first offered the job to direct Behind The Curtain a documentary on the You Tube musical vlogger Todrick Hall, she admitted that she had never heard of him. So too may many of the audience that get to watch her rather compelling film, but after 100 somewhat manic minutes … Continue reading



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