Whitney : Can I Be Me

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  With his new documentary on Whitney Houston one of the best selling pop singers of all time, Nick Broomfield with his co-director Rudi Dolezi, tries really hard not to sensationalize her life story, which is nigh on impossible given the facts of all the traumas and dramas that Houston was involved in.  They did … Continue reading



Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards

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  Although we see a great deal of the legendary shoe designer Manolo Blahnik in this enchanting profile on him, he evidently had only agreed to the project with director Michael Roberts if he kept the cameras primarily on the impressive list of fashion heavyweights and celebrities who lined up to testify that Blahnik is … Continue reading



Bayard and Me

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  This brief documentary about the legendary Civil Rights activist Bayard Rustin from filmmaker Matt Wolf doesn’t undertake to tell the detailed story of one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s mentors, as it is more a tribute to him by Walter Naegle his partner for ten years at the time of his death in 1987. … Continue reading




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