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Cullen Hoback’s new documentary, Terms and Conditions May Apply, holds that the proliferation of information via the Internet is being used to bilk people and, worse, rob them of their freedoms.

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This Saturday sees the release of the documentary Last Shop Standing: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of the Independent Record Shop via Blue Hippo Media. This film is the official film of this year’s Record Store Day.

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Hey-o! A late post for the podcast this week. Sorry about that. This week, Trey talks The Host, while Trevan and Eric talk G.I. Joe: Retaliation and The Gatekeepers. Lastly, Eric takes on On The Road on his own.

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We’re a man down this week as Eric and Trevan talk about the new Steve Carell vehicle The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and A Place At The Table, a documentary about hunger in the United States.

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I’m Now stays focused on Mudhoney. While Nirvana, Pearl Jam, et al are mentioned, it’s only when they’re pertinent to the narrative. At no point do the directors attempt to make this a more commercial film by making it about Mudhoney’s more well-known contemporaries.

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True/False 2013: Leviathan is the most metal documentary you will ever watch about commercial fishing. Winter Go Away! is an impressive array of journalism and good filmmaking.

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‘The Moo Man’ is a celebration of those brave souls out there, in any job, who engage in a difficult profession because they enjoy it and believe in it, and not simply because it pays the bills.

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After a long hiatus, we’re back. And we have 120 movies to work through. OK, Not really, just five.

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In the new indie documentary ‘The American Scream,’ director Michael Paul Stephenson ‘(Best Worst Movie’) profiles three home haunters at different levels of obsession in the small town of Fairhaven, Massachusetts.

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Using specially designed hidden cameras, Brügger films his “secret” meetings with these powerful men — ministers, defense secretaries, bureaucrats, other “diplomats” — who all put on this charade that they are doing things for the welfare of the country.

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With the new documentary  Screaming In High Heels — out now on DVD from Breaking Glass Pictures — director Jason Paul Collum has done more than just chart the rise of “The Terrifying Trio” of cult actresses Brinke Stevens, Michelle Bauer, and Linnea Quigley. Collum has also created a film that shows the decline of the grindhouse, [...]

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Arguably, the insular nature of Spokane, Washington — isolated as it was — is what the music-scene documentary SpokAnarchy! is attempting to represent and reproduce. Unfortunately, it comes off as being a tale of people you’ve never heard of, referencing people with whom they’re familiar, but you’re not.

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Review of the new bird-watching documentary The Central Park Effect from the Seattle International Film Festival.

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Warren Cantrell is at the 2012 Seattle International Film Festival seeing as many movies as he can and filing reviews and reports as he goes. It’s a wonderful thing when apolitical entities like artists or athletes find their own independent footing in a social or political avalanche, creating a bridge for members of a conflict to regain [...]

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Patty Schemel of Hole has the remarkable fortune of having videotaped the hell out of her musical career. Wanting to document all the places the band traveled, she took a video camera with her and taped everything.

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