David Melton
 
 

“Small Crimes” Feels Like A Big Movie Crammed Into A Short Script

With everything Macon Blair has his hands in, I’m always curious how they’re going to turn such a simplistic script into a full-length feature film. Punk band takes on Nazis in “Green Room”, guy looks fo...
 
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“Uncle Howard” Is A Heartbreaking and Courageous Documentary

Howard Brookner was one of the most talented directors and interesting people that you have never heard of. A film director whose student film in college was a documentary on William Burroughs in which he followed the prolific ...
 
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“Casting JonBenet” Scratches the Surface Of Being Interesting

The JonBenet Ramsey murder case is one of the most terrifying in the fact that the victim was a six year old girl and the case, twenty-one years later, remains unsolved. If you’ve even heard a bit about the case (which ev...
 
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“Oklahoma City” Is A Harrowing and Poignant Documentary

April 1995. Oklahoma City. Timothy McVeigh detonated a bomb in the back of a Ryder Truck parked inside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal building, killing 168 people; nine of which were children. He cited the events at Ruby Ridge an...
 
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“The Seven Five” Is An In-Depth Look At the Most Dangerous Cop In NY History

  I love when Netflix adds a lot of movies to its catalogue as I’m constantly looking for something I haven’t seen before. In recent years I’ve really gotten into the documentary scene: some of the storie...
 
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NSFW: “Skins” Is A Controversial Comedy With A Big Heart

A man sits in an all pink room, speaking to a nurse on a pink telephone. Tears stream down his face as he’s inquiring about his wife and if she’s given birth to their son yet. As he hangs up the phone, he knows he w...
 
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