The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, HBO's documentary about fraudster Elizabeth Holmes, who started her multi-billion-dollar healthcare company Theranos when she was 19-years-old, airs on March 16. That gives me six days to finish the highly-engaging Theranos bio, Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, by Wall Street Journal reporter, John Carreyrou, if I don't want any book spoilers. Here's the trailer to whet your appetite.
Now might be a good time to watch (or re-watch) A Night at the Garden, a 2017 found-footage documentary about a 1939 Nazi rally of 20,000 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (previously) Image: Screengrab READ THE REST
We've lost another brilliant visionary. British filmmaker Michael Apted has passed away at age 79. In 1964, Apted turned his camera on to capture the hopes and dreams of 14 7-year-olds from different socioeconomic backgrounds for the first time with Seven Up!, launching an unparalleled documentary project that would go on to span 56 years.… READ THE REST
Here is a thing of beauty: the highly praised theatrical show "In & Of Itself" has been made into a film. Performed and created by Derek DelGaudio, directed by Frank Oz, this is something truly magnificent. Derek DelGaudio is a world-renowned magician and sleight-of-hand artist, but this show is no typical magic show. Living up… READ THE REST
You love your family and friends. You love your spouse. You love your kids. But, even among those things you treasure most in this world, there's still a special kind of love you hold only for your pet. For as much as we shower our love and affection over these furry family members, there isn't… READ THE REST
We realize it's still frigidly cold in many places, but advanced planning for summer 2021 needs to start happening now. And, even with so much still up in the air about what life will even feel like six months from now, it's time to get the ball rolling today. Of course, the centerpiece of any… READ THE REST
It probably sounds trite, but a quality light source in an emergency really can make the difference between life and death. While you hope to never need it, a powerful, functioning flashlight or headlamp should not only be part of your pack for any outdoor excursion, it should also be stationed in your vehicle for… READ THE REST