“A Powerful Noise” is a riveting documentary. For all the movies that are so singular in their genres—horror or romance, etc.—”A Powerful Noise” is as diverse as life itself. If I could describe it in one word, it would be “relevant,” as in related to what’s going on in the world today.Full Story»
Ferry Tales is an interesting and engaging documentary that is a well-made, unexpected look at the lives of women who come together every day as they commute on the Staten Island ferry for 30 minutes into New York City each day. Our teen reviewers shares their perspectives on the movie.
“Katy Perry: Part of Me” not only captured my attention because of its gum-drop, fairy-tailed sets and whipped cream-shooting brassieres, but because of its raw depiction of Katy Perry. In all honesty, before watching this movie I pictured Katy Perry as a spunky, simple, and perfect Barbie. However, I now realize how complex Katy really is, and how her life and past is anything but simple.
“My Name Was Bette” is a subtly powerful documentary that educates viewers on the drastic effects of alcoholism, especially for women. The documentary centers on the story of one woman, Bette, who is the mother of Sherri VandenAkker, the producer, director, and narrator of the film. As we learn about the life of Bette–her childhood, her ambitions, her struggle, and her decline, we begin to empathize and see the incredible toll that alcoholism took on her.