By Rae Alexandra As you may have already seen, there's been a fair amount of criticism leveled at Dave Grohl's new HBO documentary series, Sonic Highways, since it launched five weeks ago. And, in the week since the accompanying Foo Fighters album of the same name was released, even more angry voic ... More >>
The new documentary film David Bowie is does not tackle the epic career of the legendary rock star, but rather takes you inside London's Victoria and Albert Museum's (V&A) exhibition, where more than 300 pieces of Bowie history are on display. Stories behind the extraordinary stage costumes, handwri ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, December 27. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
8 p.m. Friday, November 16, The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Scott Hutcheson had no idea he'd made a terrible mistake when he changed his Facebook status to "in a relationship" without consulting his then-girlfriend. Hutcheson, a local filmmaker and graphic designer, recently went through a divorce and emerged on the other side like Rip Van Winkle -- the dat ... More >>
Broke*: A Film About Music is a new documentary about the State of the Music Industry, following in particular the success and failures of musicians Reva Williams and Will Gray. But it deals with the challenges faced by musicians in a dying market in global, ambitious terms and features interviews w ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, December 7. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Today's comment comes from a post on City of Haterz, a new documentary exploring the question: Are St. Louis' blacks keeping each other down?Commenter "Dyarborough" has seen the film and believes it has a lot to teach. S/he writes:
On Sunday, Motörhead is playing at Pop's with Valient Thorr and Clutch. The show isn't sold out yet. In this week's paper, D.X. Ferris spoke with Greg Olliver and Wes Orshoski, the co-directors of a new documentary on Lemmy, titled Lemmy: 49% Motherfucker, 51% Son of a Bitch. That interview is here ... More >>
The movie Do It Again.The annual St. Louis International Film Festival (that's SLIFF for short) began last night and runs through November 21. As it does every year, SLIFF features a generous selection of music-related documentaries. Here's the rundown. For the RFT's full coverage of the film ... More >>
1:30 p.m. Sunday, November 21, at the Hi-Pointe
7:30 p.m. Sunday, August 22. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.
artmoney.orgart money by Elisabeth Maria Hansson WejsflogFrom its independent movie theater/DVD shop/cafe, the Ragtag, to its annual True/False Film Fest, Columbia, Missouri, is a college town known for supporting art-house cinema, especially documentaries. Nathan Truesdell, a Columbia res ... More >>
Check out this trailer for "City of Haterz," a documentary by Horace Williams of Low Blow Video & Photography that's due out this summer:
A new documentary about the Doors -- titled: When You're Strange: A Film About the Doors -- is out now in select theaters. Narrated by Johnny Depp, the film doesn't yet have a St. Louis opening date. However, original members Robby Krieger and Ray Manzarek -- seriously, that's how they're billed -- ... More >>
In the late '90s and early '00s, Chad Elvins ran Lepers TV, the local-access show which filmed tons and tons of St. Louis concerts. (Some of the national bands they filmed: Deftones, Far, Helmet, Clutch, Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, Incubus, System of a Down, Man-or-Astroman, Jesus Lizard, Queens of t ... More >>
Cruz's menu presents (I'm quoting verbatim here) "eclectic American cuisine with an Eastern European flair." Forget for a second that this is probably the first time you've ever seen "Eastern European" and "flair" in the same sentence. Forget, too, any fond, paprika-spiced memories you might have of ... More >>
Erik Molberg Hansen Filmmaker Eva Mulvad David Dunstedter and Alex Primm want me to look at a tree. Or, rather, a half-tree. Strike that: The tree they want me to see is a 300-pound sculpture, the front covered in rough bark, the back hollowed out. In the hollow is a microphone. St. Louis artis ... More >>