Biographies

Edmund Kemper: In His Own Words

With the release of Netflix new series entitled Mindhunter there has been a resurgence of interest in one particular serial killer who is depicted throughout, his name is Edmund Kemper or ‎The CoEd Killer. This film manages to combine two interviews together with a sprinkle of dramatisation to give us great insight into Ed's mind and the motives which lay behind his crimes. If you have seen Min

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The Prince Story: Icon, Genius… Slave

Prince, outrageous, iconoclastic, oozing charisma, a 5 foot 3 rock god and a man who very few people truly knew or understood. Purple Rain was the song that became Princes theme tune and spawned an iconic film of the same name, it was an anthem and story of redemption, it established Prince the superstar and resonated around the world with 22 million sales. Princes genius was never in question

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Sport Life Stories: Chris Eubank

British boxing legend Chris Eubank sits down with and speaks to award-winning TV journalist Gabriel Clarke about his life in sport and the legacy in which he left behind once retiring. From his early life growing up on the streets of Peckham to defending his world title 18 times we learn about what it takes to be Mr. Eubank. This film also focuses on the iconic and in one case tragic fights aga

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Avon Barksdale Story: The Legends Of The Unwired

Most people are or at least should be familiar with the HBO television series "The Wire", but not everyone will be fully aware of the fact that the television series and the people portrayed in it were mostly based on real gangsters from Baltimore. Legends Of The Unwired is the first film to shine a light on this fact and reveal the true people that the characters of The Wire were based on. Fro

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The Seven Ages of Elvis

When considering all of the greats it is hard to think of anyone in music or pop culture that is quite as iconic as Elvis Presley. We are now forty years on from his death and this film examines the legacy of the King himself whilst using Shakespeare's 'Seven Ages of Man' framework. Looking at Presley's life act by act starting out with his childhood in the Deep South of America, right through

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Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life And Death Of A Champion

Sonny Liston can be described as a tragic figure, someone who reached for the sky above from the mud below but couldn't really handle it once he got there. Having literally been run out of three cities by the police, he brought a true aura of destruction and menace into the gym and into the ring. Although never really seeming to be interested in bettering himself, Liston appeared to be content

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Michael Jackson: Man in the Mirror

In December 1993, Michael Jackson was forced to face his toughest audience yet, the DA and cops from the L.A.P.D. who were now investigating allegations of child abuse. The police were collecting evidence to corroborate the story of Michaels accusers. How was it that the king of pop got to this? Physically abused by a violent father, living his young life in the very grown up music business and

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Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel

Critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker Peter Spirer who is known for releasing the likes of Rhyme & Reason and other such hip-hop related titles has gone all in on this on one and produced an amazing window into the life of Tupac Shakur. This is an essential watch for any fan of the legend Shakur himself as director Spirer manages to seamlessly stitch together rare footage and interview

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The Art World’s Prankster: Maurizio Cattelan

This BBC special which is in essence a slightly shorter version of the feature documentary Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back is an extremely interesting examination of one of the most provocative and elusive figures in contemporary art Maurizio Cattelan. In 1999 Cattelan unveiled a sculpture entitled The Ninth Hour, it was a piece  which showed Pope John Paul II getting struck by a meteorite and

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