In the ’90s, a group of friends in Michigan decided to get serious about film and took to their local public-access studio to capture what were then landmark documents in adolescent hijinks. The show, appropriately called 30 Minutes of Madness, aired 13 episodes composed of visually and, at times, conceptually cohesive comedy skits. However, it eventually met its end, and took with it the film aspirations of most of the cast.
Fans of the golden age of wrestling should not miss out on this earnest documentary about Jake “The Snake” Roberts. … read more
Free to mature under each other’s care in their childhood home in the Pacific Northwest, the sisters have developed their own ways of coping—demure Rachel (Britt Harris) retreats into making music, while Mona (Molly Elizabeth Parker) escapes into performances of wild characters, such as the “Nazi androgynous cabaret dancer,” who wears a 10” strap-on dildo. … read more
The doc’s director, Jeremy Royce, deftly illuminates the tensions that arise between the veteran cast members, using footage from the original show to unearth the anxieties that dissolved the group in the first place. … read more
Trees That Walk follows the path of wood as it’s cut down, cut up, shaped and turned into lumber for homes, works of art, musical instruments and more. … read more
Batkid Begins shows us what is possible when people work together, care about each other and create true community with one another. … read more