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Jim McGreevey’s Political Journey Chronicled in HBO’s “Fall to Grace”

Jim McGreevey’s Political Journey Chronicled in HBO’s “Fall to Grace”

ABC News(NEW YORK) — When Jim McGreevey announced his “truth” on live television, it shocked the political world.  On August 12, 2004 the former New Jersey governor revealed he was a “gay American.”In an interview for ABC&…

Dick Cheney Unconcerned with Critics in New Documentary

Dick Cheney Unconcerned with Critics in New Documentary

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In The World According to Dick Cheney, a new documentary by R.J. Cutler, former Vice President Dick Cheney is unrepentant, and says that he doesn’t care about what critics think of him.
The documentary, …

Rules for Voting Have Changed for Selecting the Best Documentary at the Oscars

Rules for Voting Have Changed for Selecting the Best Documentary at the Oscars

ABC/BOB D’AMICO(LOS ANGELES) — The 2013 Oscars marks the first time all the members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will be voting for Best Documentary.
Academy Award winner Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine), who was on the boa…

Rules for Voting Have Changed for Selecting the Best Documentary at the Oscars

Rules for Voting Have Changed for Selecting the Best Documentary at the Oscars

ABC/BOB D’AMICO(LOS ANGELES) — The 2013 Oscars marks the first time all the members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will be voting for Best Documentary.
Academy Award winner Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine), who was on the boa…

Oscar-Nominated Film, ‘Open Heart,’ Set in Africa, Where Children Die for Lack of Antibiotics

Oscar-Nominated Film, ‘Open Heart,’ Set in Africa, Where Children Die for Lack of Antibiotics

Courtesy Kief Davidson(NEW YORK) — When documentary filmmaker Kief Davidson was looking for crew members to accompany him to Rwanda and Sudan in February 2012, he warned them up front there was a good chance they might see a child die. Davidson would …

Chelsea King: Murdered Teen’s Brother Making Documentary to Help Change US Laws

Chelsea King: Murdered Teen’s Brother Making Documentary to Help Change US Laws

Comstock/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) — The teenage brother of Chelsea King is making a documentary to honor his sister and inspire civic action, three years after she was raped and murdered while running in a California park.When Tyler King, now 16, came to…

Documentary Shows Beauty in the Face of Cancer

Documentary Shows Beauty in the Face of Cancer

The Light that Shines via YouTube(PARIS) — You would never guess that the woman in a photo who is smiling and swishing a pink tulle gown in front of the Eiffel Tower underwent 16 rounds of chemotherapy and five surgeries when she was diagnosed with br…

Beyonce Shares Blue Ivy Ultrasound in New Trailer

Beyonce Shares Blue Ivy Ultrasound in New Trailer

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Beyonce is getting up close and personal in her new HBO documentary, Beyonce: Life is But a Dream.In a new 90-second trailer for the documentary, which the singer directed, Beyonce shares a never-before-seen video …

Martin Scorsese to Produce Bill Clinton Documentary

Martin Scorsese to Produce Bill Clinton Documentary

Frank Polich/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — HBO and director Martin Scorsese are planning to produce a documentary centered on former president Bill Clinton.The 42nd president of the United States is fully cooperating with the doc that will examine how Clin…

"Waiting Room": Hundreds a Day Seek Hospital of ‘Last Resort’

"Waiting Room": Hundreds a Day Seek Hospital of ‘Last Resort’

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Eric Morgan, in his 20s and planning to get married, arrives at Highland Hospital’s emergency room, shaken that he has been diagnosed with a testicular tumor that is likely cancer.Surgeons at a private hospital have tu…

"2016": Anti-Obama Film Set to Become Box Office Hit

"2016": Anti-Obama Film Set to Become Box Office Hit

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(NEW YORK) — It’s rare that a low-budget documentary becomes a genuine blockbuster, but conservative firebrand Dinesh D’Souza’s controversial new film, 2016: Obama’s America, is one of the hottest tickets at the…

Conservatives Sound Off for Anti-Obama Documentary

Conservatives Sound Off for Anti-Obama Documentary

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The anti-Obama documentary 2016: Obama’s America began showing in more than 1,000 theaters nationwide on Friday, more than any political documentary in the past eight years, since Michael Moore’s 20…

Anti-Obama Documentary a Box Office Hit

Anti-Obama Documentary a Box Office Hit

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A documentary highly critical of President Obama’s past became the second highest-grossing documentary of the year last weekend, grossing $1.2 million last weekend.2016: Obama’s America, based on conser…

Anti-Obama Documentary a Box Office Hit

Anti-Obama Documentary a Box Office Hit

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A documentary highly critical of President Obama’s past became the second highest-grossing documentary of the year last weekend, grossing $1.2 million last weekend.2016: Obama’s America, based on conser…

Protesters Clash with Police Over Pro-Pinochet Documentary

Protesters Clash with Police Over Pro-Pinochet Documentary

AFP/Getty Images(SANTIAGO, Chile) — Demonstrators protesting against a government-sponsored documentary that praises former General Augusto Pinochet have clashed with police in Chile, BBC News reports. Police forces used water cannons and tear gas to …

George H. W. Bush on the Waltz That Changed His Life

George H. W. Bush on the Waltz That Changed His Life

Stefan Glidden/HBO(NEW YORK) — Sixty-seven years of marriage all began with a waltz.  That’s what former president George H. W. Bush said in a new HBO documentary simply titled 41 about his own life, in his own words.But it turns out when t…

‘Mansome’: It’s Now a Man’s World Among Women’s Products

‘Mansome’: It’s Now a Man’s World Among Women’s Products

Jim Spellman/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Murses, manx, and mantyhose, oh my. It seems like there is a growing trend of sticking “man” in front of all mainstream women’s products, but it’s much more than that.  There is a whole &…

HBO’s "Weight of the Nation": A New Solution to an Old Problem?

HBO’s "Weight of the Nation": A New Solution to an Old Problem?

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Obesity.  We know the word.  We know more than a third of American’s are obese.  We know that the United States is facing an epidemic.  And we know more energy out than calories in help us lose …

‘OFF LABEL’: Tribeca Film Captures Our Insatiable Appetite for Prescription Drugs

‘OFF LABEL’: Tribeca Film Captures Our Insatiable Appetite for Prescription Drugs

Andy Duffy(NEW YORK) — Andy Duffy’s first encounter with the world of drugs was as an Army medic at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, where he forced resistant prisoners to endure excruciating pain.Sgt. Duffy says superior officers ordered him …

"Bully" Gets PG-13 Rating Following Edits

"Bully" Gets PG-13 Rating Following Edits

Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — After weeks of openly protesting the “R” rating of its documentary Bully, the Weinstein Company announced Thursday that the film has been given a new rating.  The distributor says the Motion Picture Ass…

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