This 1965 Soviet Documentary About Lunar Colonization Is Astounding

The Space Age gave birth to some absolutely beautiful visions of space exploration and life in space — including a ton of lovely artwork from Soviet creators. And one of the most striking Soviet works of space-age futurism came in 1965, in a documentary called Luna or Moon. The whole beautiful thing is online, with… » 8/20/14 11:40am 8/20/14 11:40am

A Student Film Suppressed By Anti-Vaxxers Has Finally Been Released

Two years ago, students at Carlsbad High School began filming a documentary, The Invisible Threat—a report on the "science of disease and the risks facing a society that is under-vaccinated." But it is only now that the public is able to see the film, which became the target of a national anti-vaxxer campaign. » 8/07/14 8:30am 8/07/14 8:30am

Behold: The Trailer for the Quidditch Documentary Mudbloods

Coming to On Demand and a limited theater release in October is Mudbloods, a documentary about the real-life Quidditch clubs popping up all over college universities. It's both endearingly earnest and unquestionably weird, but there is something undeniably compelling about this level of devotion. » 8/01/14 4:30am 8/01/14 4:30am

New Documentary Trailer Shows Nic Cage's Weird Superman Lives In Action

Guys, you've got to see this new trailer for the upcoming documentary The Death of Superman Lives, about the legendary failed Man of Steel movie. It features so much new behind-the-scenes footage that reveals how close the movie got to being made — including test footage of Nic Cage flying. » 7/25/14 6:23am 7/25/14 6:23am

The insane glory of Jodorowsky's Dune revealed in new trailer

A brand-new trailer for the documentary about Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky's failed attempt to make a Dune movie has dropped, and the look it provides at what could have been is fantastic, bewildering, and a little soul-crushing, mostly because we never got to see Salvador Dali as the Emperor of Space. » 2/14/14 7:30am 2/14/14 7:30am

Celebrate the brilliance of Calvin & Hobbes with Dear Mr. Watterson

Calvin & Hobbes was great, is still great, and will always be great. And while it not as good as new strips, at least we now have Dear Mr. Watterson (and its new trailer), a documentary to remind us just how amazing, genius and wonderful this comic strip was. And why, 18 years later, we still miss it. » 10/11/13 2:30pm 10/11/13 2:30pm

Was Jodorowsky's Dune the most ahead-of-its-time movie ever?

Alejandro Jodorowsky's never-made movie version of Dune is one of the great might-have-beens in science fiction history — featuring designs from some of the greatest artists and an appearance by Salvador Dali. Here's your exclusive first glimpse at the long-awaited documentary about this lost film. » 9/05/13 3:30pm 9/05/13 3:30pm

The Closest You'll Ever Come to Watching Jodorowsky's Lost Dune Movie

Back in the mid-1970s, legendary filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky tried to make a movie of Frank Herbert's Dune, featuring people like Mick Jagger, Orson Welles and Salvador Dali, with designs by H.R. Giger and Chris Foss. It would have been astonishing, whether or not it lived up to the book. Now, a new documentary… » 5/20/13 12:14pm 5/20/13 12:14pm

Do you want a documentary about Tim Burton and Nic Cage's insane …

That small piggybank of change you've been setting aside for the next awesome Kickstarter project you hear about? Bust that bad boy open. Director, editor and Adult Swim all-star Jon Schnepp wants to make a documentary about Superman Lives, the absolutely insane, doomed Superman movie Tim Burton was set to make in… » 1/25/13 4:00pm 1/25/13 4:00pm

Just John DeLancie singing about the history of Bronies, that's all

If you are interested in the amazing groundswell of popularity for the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic cartoon, or the more culturally baffling "Brony" phenomenon, you could do worse than watching this video where John DeLancie, who voices the evil Discord on the show (and is better known as Star Trek: The Next… » 1/21/13 12:40pm 1/21/13 12:40pm

A fascinating documentary on the wooden camera photographers of…

In modern Kabul, only two men in town practice the dying art of kamra-e-faoree photography, or shooting pictures with a unique, retrotech wooden camera. This method of picture-taking first caught on in Afghanistan in the 1930s and 1940s. Over the decades, it dwindled in popularity because of political pressure and… » 5/08/12 11:10am 5/08/12 11:10am