Tom Roston reviews Jeff Orlowski’s visually-striking Chasing Ice, a film about environmental photographer James Balog’s quest to document the melting of our ice caps through time lapse photography.Continue reading this entry »
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Documentaries have started to assert that they, like their Hollywood cousins, can be more than simply ‘engaging.’ Doc Soup Man Tom Roston says they can be entertaining diversions too.Continue reading this entry »
Who will win? Doc Soup Man has picked it for four years running. But this year, he says, is one of the closest races in years.Continue reading this entry »
So far, who’s the most important person in docs at Sundance this year? A festival organizer? A doc subject? A director? Or none of the above?Continue reading this entry »
Independent journalist Tom Roston’s list of top animal documentaries is sure to ruffle a few feathers. Read Doc Soup Man’s mini-reviews then vote for your own favorite!Continue reading this entry »
We’ve been talking a lot lately in the Doc Soup kitchen about really well made documentaries that actually effect change, so I’ve compiled a list of the Most Aesthetically Accomplished Documentary Films that Come with a Social Agenda. I’m not going to include war documentaries, although there happen to be several excellent ones (Operation Homecoming:Continue reading this entry »
As another year comes to a close, we have another opportunity to look back at what was. It is also, of course, the end of a decade, which is even more tempting to reflect upon — but let’s keep our eye on the recent past for a moment here. Just take a look at theContinue reading this entry »