Tag Archives: Documentary Review

Revisión documental destacada: Botero

"La realidad es seca" El documental de Botero, desde una plaza de toros en Medellín hasta galerías mundiales Chris Joseph Stancato "La realidad es seca", dijo Botero. Si agrega una molécula de agua, una gota de un elixir o una idea como las acuarelas en una plaza de toros, entonces ha cambiado este paisaje árido de normalidad como un lienzo a algo espectacular, especial: esta es la visión de Fernando Botero Angulo, artista colombiano. He visto muchos documentales sobre artistas Read more [...]

The Three Months of August

The Three Months of August

Preface

Ten years after the death of America's greatest playwright, August Wilson, we continue to view his social timeline called the 'Pittsburgh Cycle' a masterpiece.

The Three Months of August is based on the perspectives of the ‘Pittsburgh Cycle’ and my personal consequences of a cycle that entailed: separation, divorce, and death. In this matter, Wilson’s ten plays paralleled the pivotal periods of a difficult situation yet provided me with solace to abscond Read more [...]

Plimpton!

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself
He was not born in the woods to be scared by an owl.  Shadow Box

“A collection of experiences…no one could be that good—and Plimpton isn’t.” The documentary entitled, Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself, begins with the aforementioned as an introduction about his life as a “participatory journalist.”

As one of the founders and editors of the Paris Review in 1953, a position in which he would have until his death, George Read more [...]

James Baldwin—The Price of the Ticket

James Baldwin,The Price of the Ticket

“If everyone had been in love they’d treat their children differently, they’d treat each other differently. It’s about love; it’s about the price of love…people don’t seem to realize that.”

James Baldwin was born in 1927 in Harlem, New York. At the time of his death on December 1, 1989 he had become and still is, an important voice for the rights of all people. He was, as the documentary provides, a brother, spirit, and a writer.

It was in a Read more [...]