Category: Feature Docs

Reviews of feature-length documentaries

Review: ‘He Named Me Malala’

“He Named Me Malala” will have its U.S. television premiere Feb. 29th on the National Geographic Channel, followed by a global debut on the network in 171 countries and 45 languages within a week after that.

Review: ‘Meru’

Is “Meru” thrilling? Yes. Breathtaking? Incredibly so. Are there scenes that will make you nervous? Many. Some reviewers have called “Meru” terrifying. “Terrifying” seems like such an ill-fitted word to ascribe to a film these

Review: ‘How to Dance in Ohio’

Currently available on HBO NOW and HBO GO, “How to Dance in Ohio” is an endearing feature length documentary chronicling the experiences of a group of teenagers and young adults with autism spectrum disorder in

"Out in the Cold"

Review: ‘Out in the Cold’

In “Out in the Cold,”  director J.D. O’Brien and John Koepke step out of their comfort zones to not only see what life is like for those without stable housing in their community, but to

Review: ‘Dior and I’

“Dior and I” follows Raf Simons, Christian Dior’s newest creative director, as he attempts to create his first haute couture collection for the fashion house in April 2012. Such collections typically take nearly half a

Review: ‘The Overnighters’

The widely talked about documentary “The Overnighters” aired on PBS June 29th, the second film of “POV’s” 2015-2016 season. If you didn’t catch it and want to see it, the film is now streaming on

Review: ‘I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story’

Perhaps it’s fitting that the first review on this site is about a documentary whose subject has been for millions of people their first memory of television. “I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story” chronicles