Tag: Documentary Review

Netflix’s 14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible Review

Netflix’s 14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible Review

Written, directed, and produced by Torquil Jones.Plot: The film explores Nepal’s deep connection to high-altitude mountaineering through the eyes of Nirmal “Nimsdai” Purja, a fearless, fun-loving Nepali climber on a quest he dubs “Project Possible”—to summit all 14 of the world’s 8,000-meter mountains in just seven months, breaking the previous record of seven years. When … Continue reading Netflix’s 14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible Review

2021 AFI Festival: Julia Movie Review

2021 AFI Festival: Julia Movie Review

Directed by Julia Cohen and Betsy WestPlot: The film chronicles the life of Julia Child. Food is LoveJulia Child Most of us can remember as kids grabbing a cookbook out of the pantry and seeing Julia Child’s name on the cover. While I knew of her - I knew that she was this cooking phenom - … Continue reading 2021 AFI Festival: Julia Movie Review

An interview with Cleetche, director of the documentary ‘Queen of the Beach’

The new documentary film Queen of the Beach tells the story of Shilpa Poojar, a 9-year-old beach hawker in India hustling tourists to buy clothes and jewelry from her seaside shop. Director Christopher McDonell, known as Cleetche, happened to be on vacation in Goa, India, when he came across Shilpa. What began as a film … Continue reading An interview with Cleetche, director of the documentary ‘Queen of the Beach’

Last Call: An emotional journey through the Pandemic in NYC

Courtesy of Global Digital Releasing It’s hard to say what the word COVID-19 will conjure for us in a decade, but in the current moment for most it elicits the stress and fear of the last two years. The pandemic has had long-lasting effects on all of us, from the lives lost and disrupted, to … Continue reading Last Call: An emotional journey through the Pandemic in NYC

The impact of COVID on Professional Sports

It’s been just over a year since the United States went into lockdown as a result of COVID-19. In that time, we’ve suffered losses and seen world events take shape in the culture. Sports are often a reflection of what’s happening in the rest of the world, and that has certainly been true of the … Continue reading The impact of COVID on Professional Sports