All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘documentary’

Kurt Cobain Tried to Kill Himself in High School

Kurt Cobain attempted suicide at least once before his death in April 1994. That is one of the many revelations of the HBO documentary “Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.” The film was put together using some never-before-revealed home videos and personal audiotapes. In one scene of the film, Kurt Cobain describes a time in high school when he tried to …

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Ron Jeremy Documentary to Hit Amazon Instant, Plus Video Game

Ron Jeremy claims the title of “Hardest (Working) Man in Show Business.” The multi-decade porn star has done what few porn stars are able to do — carved out a career for himself outside of the skin industry. Ron Jeremy is not a pretty man. His nickname in porn is The Hedgehog. That pretty much sums up his look — …

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Leah Remini Thanks HBO For New Investigative Documentary On Scientology, Church Calls Her ‘Self-Absorbed’

Former Scientologist actress Leah Remini sent out a heartfelt thanks to HBO filmmakers for their work in making the investigative documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief. Remini made headlines after her high-profile exit from the Church of Scientology in July 2013. According to a statement released during her departure, the main reason she left the religious sect …

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Nina Simone: Netflix To Release Documentary On Legendary Singer In 2015

Netflix, which is primarily known as a streaming service, has been pushing for more original content recently. It was announced that one of these original projects will be a feature-length documentary on the life of legendary singer Nina Simone. The documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone?, will be using three decades worth of recorded material including rare interviews, concert recordings, and …

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Nina Simone Documentary To Premiere On Netflix

Nina Simone’s documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? is scheduled to premiere on Netflix next year. The documentary, directed by Liz Garbus, follows the late music icon and “traces Simone’s life with the help of never-before-heard tapes, in which Simone tells her own life story,” according to Thecelebritycafe.com. “I’m thrilled that Netflix has embraced the incredible story of Nina Simone and …

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Alanis Morissette Releases Song To Promote Documentary “A Small Section Of The World”

On November 11, singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette released a new song called “The Morning”. The song is featured in the film A Small Section of The World, which focuses on the stories of female coffee producers in Costa Rica, particularly the women behind the group Asociación de Mujeres Organizades de Biolley (ASOMOBI). Morissette co-wrote the song with Costa Rican musician Carlos “Tapado” …

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Dave Grohl Sets Out to Reinvent the Wheel

Much like fans of the book series A Song of Ice and Fire (aka Game of Thrones), every musical fan out there knows how painstaking it is to wait for their favorite band’s next album. However, fans are also usually understanding toward the process – the band has to take time off from touring and making money; they have to …

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Miley Cyrus Documentary Coming To NBC

Miley Cyrus has stirred up a lot of controversy over the past year with her crazy antics and outrageous performances. However, things have remained quiet on the Miley front for the past little bit, until now … Miley is back! According to Entertainment Weekly, NBC will be airing a two-hour documentary special Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour with behind-the-scenes footage and …

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Burt’s Bees Co-Founder Ousted After Affair With Employee

The public always thought that Burt Shavitz of Burt’s Bees left his own company in order to live a private life in Maine. Shavitz is the subject of the upcoming documentary Burt’s Bees and he revealed the real story behind his sudden escape from his corporate life. According to Shavitz, he was ousted by Burt’s Bees co-founder Roxanne Quimby after …

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Manuel Uribe, Once World’s Heaviest Man, Dies at 48

In 2008, Manuel Uribe had just one wish – to be able to walk down the aisle during his wedding to Claudia Solis. At the time, Uribe weighed approximately 700 pounds, down 535 pounds from his Guinness World Record weight of 1,235 pounds. Born in Mexico in 1965, Manuel Uribe always suffered from weight problems. As a teen, Uribe weighed …

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Orca Shows: Bill Stemming from ‘Blackfish’ Documentary is Deferred

The show will go on–for now. Following the fallout from the Blackfish documentary, an assemblyman in California proposed legislation that would end orca shows in the state–namely at SeaWorld San Diego. To the dismay of many animal rights activists, the bill was deferred until at least next year. The Orca Welfare and Safety Act bill (also called the “Blackfish bill”) …

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‘Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar’ Takes Audiences On An Exotic 3D Adventure

The endangered primates of Madagascar take center stage in the IMAX 3D nature documentary entitled Island of Lemurs: Madagascar. The 40-minute feature gives the audience a majestic view of the lemurs’ exotic habitat on the southeastern African nation, as well as their journey across the Indian Ocean to their home. However, the film’s most significant message involves the preservation of …

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