Category: Documentaries

The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil review

The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil review

I never get round to reviewing Hollywood movies I see, not that I watch many of them any way. There just doesn’t seem to be much point. Basically all you need to know is...

Borat review

Borat review

Last night I watched the Borat movie. I know it’s been out for a while but I just never have time to go to the movies. That is also the reason you won’t see...

An Inconvenient Truth

An Inconvenient Truth

This documentary starsĀ Al Gore. It’s pretty funny when he introduces himself, he says: “Hi, I’m Al Gore. I used to be the next president of the United States.”. This movie is basically a presentation...

The Future of Food review

The Future of Food review

On the 15th August I posted some info about a documentary that was screening at the Labia called The Future of Food. I went to watch it last night and was appalled at some...

The Bridget Jones Phenomenon in SA review

The Bridget Jones Phenomenon in SA review

The other night I went to watch a second documentary at the Encounters Documentary Festival, The Bridget Jones Phenomenon in SA. It was interesting because it tackled a very real problem which is that...

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room review

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room review

I didn’t know much about the whole Enron debacle. All I knew was that it was a big company in the US which went bankrupt due to fraud perpetrated by the executives. I found...

The Take review

The Take review

Last night I went to watch a documentary on globalisation called ‘The Take’. The viewing was organised at the Labia by a group of people called ‘While you were sleeping’ (I see what they’re...