I Don’t Know Jack (2002)

"From his childhood in Texas to his untimely donut shop death, discover the man behind the image through the colorful tales of those who knew him and loved him.” Best…

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Carny (2007)

“I was born into this, so this is it.” A fascinating, uncompromising documentary from award-winning Canadian director Alison Murray in collaboration with photographer Virginia Lee Hunter (Carny: Americana on the…

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Literary Insults

Elizabeth Bishop on J. D. Salinger: "I HATED the Salinger story (The Catcher in the Rye). It took me days to go through it, gingerly, a page at a time,…

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Kung Fu Elliot (2014)

“There is No Force More Powerful than Self-Delusion.” A bizarre, often hilarious (and increasingly disturbing!) documentary directed by Matthew Bauckman and Jaret Belliveau, Kung Fu Elliot follows the travails of…

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Heavy Metal Parking Lot (1986)

“Heavy metal rules! All that punk shit sucks. It belongs on fuckin' Mars, man!” Every time I watch this hilarious underground classic billed as “the wildest rock ‘n’ roll documentary…

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Bukowski at Bellevue (1970)

“You can do without a woman but you can’t do without a typewriter.” In the spring of 1970, Charles Bukowski gave a legendary poetry reading at Bellevue College outside Seattle,…

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