Sundance 2011: REAGAN Review

     January 25, 2011

I’ve never understood the popularity surrounding Reagan because I’ve never known too much about him.  I know that conservatives love the guy.  When I mentioned in my Hot Tub Time Machine review that the movie cracks a joke at Ronald …

FREAKONOMICS Review

     October 1, 2010

Cheating sumo wrestlers, the value of a name, bribing students to do better in school, and legalized abortion leading to a lower crime rate are all topics in the documentary anthology Freakonomics.  Based on the best-selling book by economist Steven …

First Trailer for Documentary FREAKONOMICS

     August 12, 2010

Magnolia Pictures has released the first trailer for the Freakonomics, assembled by a cadre of Hollywood’s premier documentarians: Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room), Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing (Jesus Camp), Eugene …

Magnolia Pictures to Distribute Mega-Documentary FREAKONOMICS

     April 5, 2010

We have just received a press release from Magnolia Pictures saying that the studio will release the documentary adaptation of Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner’s best-selling book Freakonomics.  As we previously reported, the film is a type of uber-documentary with …