Scandal

Kevin Spacey: How the Mighty Fall

It really sucks when people whose work you admire turn out to be as awful as the people they portray in film and television. I didn’t write an article on Harvey Weinstein or any of the other men in the film industry, who have now, effectively, been expelled in the wake of their respective scandals. But the fact of the matter is that there is blood in the water, and male celebrities in the media spotlight are, seemingly, being held accountable for these awful actions. (more…)

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REVIEW: Weiner (2016 – Documentary)

Theatrical Release Poster - Sundance Selects

Theatrical Release Poster – Sundance Selects

The following is a quick review of Weiner – Directed by Josh Kriegman & Elyse Steinberg.

Anthony Weiner’s career has been really strange, so far. Some ups, but many downs. In Kriegman and Steinberg’s fly-on-the-wall documentary Weiner, we follow Anthony Weiner during his disastrous 2013 mayoral campaign.

At that time, his relationship with Huma Abedin – an aide to Hillary Clinton – was already on the rocks, so to speak, after Weiner tweeted an inappropriate picture, which ended up forcing him to resign as a member of Congress. What’s absolutely fantastic about this documentary, however, is how the 2013 campaign suddenly became a story about another damaging sexting scandal. (more…)