Posts Tagged ‘Documentary’

Kickstart this – A crowdfunding round up

by Andy Haighon 02/07/2016
Welcome to the second GP crowdfunding roundup which this time takes in documentary film making, computer gaming and boardgames. Death of Glamour is a documentary project from Alex Sim-Wise and Carla Brown that looks at the rise and fall of the British glamour industry, from its early days in the 60’s to its slow death […]

Horror Spotlight: The Taking of Deborah Logan

by Andrew Corbanon 06/04/2016
Found footage is a sub-genre of horror that divides the opinions of many fans. For every Blair Witch Project, another twenty are made that produce as much enjoyment for the audience as a hot poker to the eye. Many people would like to see them retreat into the shadows, never to be heard from again. […]

From Bedrooms to Billions

by Liam_Anthony84on 18/10/2015
Film title: From Bedrooms to Billions Director: Anthony and Nicola Caulfield Starring: Peter Molyneux, Jeff Minter, Dave Perry and many more. Release date: 3rd October Certificate: E Available to watch via DVD/Blu-Ray & Netflix. I haven’t seen many documentaries that cover video games and their history, and of the few that I have seen such as Video […]

The Halo 5: Guardians – Documentary – A Hero Reborn

by Matt Gearyon 15/07/2015
I always thought i was a Halo fan boy but this video slipped by me like an ODST in active Camo… Please forgive me Chief! We’ve had a lot of trailers and sneak peaks into games and films this SDCC but as many will know Halo holds a very strong place in my heart and […]

A Tale of Internet Spaceships – EVE Documentary will be released free online from 11th July 2014

by James Woodheadon 11/07/2014
EVE Online is one of the world’s leading MMO’s. In it’s 11th year. the galactic sized sandbox where players compete for resources, territory, bragging rights and those ever precious newbie tears is stronger than ever and surviving considerably better than some other veteran MMO’s. While EVE doesn’t boast the player base of some other veteran […]

Free Film Friday – The Men Who Invented Cinema

by Michael Doddon 04/10/2013
I’m going to be really geeky this week. I do try to find films in the public domain that are not only interesting but also entertaining, and maybe this week I’ll fail you on the latter, but how can I pass up the opportunity to discuss the very origins of cinema? Auguste and Louis Lumière […]

More Than Honey — 8 GPPs

by Andrew Corbanon 23/06/2013
Many geeks love the post-apocalyptic genre. End times are fascinating to us for a great number of reasons. We’ve all enjoyed seeing marauding bandits roam the wasteland only to get dealt with by leather-clad anti-heroes. The origin of the total destruction of civilization plays a significant role in the realism of this type of setting. […]

New Mexico E.T. landfill to be resurrected for new documentary film

by Sai Mealingon 04/06/2013
As well as the reported hidden military bases and the left overs of alien experiments, the New Mexico desert has also provided the burial ground for another extra-terrestrial monstrosity for the last 31 years. In 1982 Atari famously released one of the worst games ever made. Rushed through it’s entire Atari 2600 development cycle within 6 […]

KEN BURNS’ THE CIVIL WAR: COMMEMORATIVE EDITION (Documentary) 10GPPS – Available now from Amazon £39.99

by Matt Gearyon 15/11/2012
Straight to the point: One of my favourite documentaries of all time, bar none. Well put together, gripping, thought provoking and insightful. I have watched it about 4 times….best documentary ever! Ken Burns’ Emmy® Award-winning documentary brings to life America’s most destructive – and defining – conflict. THE CIVIL WAR is the saga of celebrated generals and […]

KEN BURNS’ PROHIBITION (Documentary) 10GPP – Available now from Amazon £24.99

by Matt Gearyon 15/11/2012
 Straight to the point : You get what you expect from Ken Burns and this amazing and insightful series is no different.  A pleasure to watch, on a subject I know little about.    From legendary film maker Ken Burns and Lynn Novic comes a fascinating look into the rise and fall of the Prohibition time in America […]