David Bowie : a look at ‘The Last 5 Years’

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A trailer has just been released of David Bowie: The Last Five Years  a stunning new documentary with some never-before-seen footage which looks primarily at Bowie’s recordings and release of his final two albums, The Next Day and Blackstar.  Directed and produced by documentarian Francis Whately, who also made David Bowie : Five Years in 2013. … Continue reading



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




Love Cecil : the life of a Queer Icon

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A new documentary on Queer Icon Sir Cecil Beaton a quintessential multi-talented English eccentric known for his stunning photography and his 2 Oscars for Costume Design (My Fair Lady  & Gigi) is now doing the Film Festival rounds.  Beaton’s personal relationships included a string of men and women, the most notable of which was with … Continue reading



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