Movie Beat – 11.29.13

The End of Time – Is time finite? What will come after time ends? What came before time began? Why do all of these questions hurt my head? Director Peter Mettler (and co-writer Alexandra Gill) combine the documentary, the essay, and the experimental film to answer said questions. Of course, questions like these only lead to more questions, and those questions lead to more questions, and in the end, we are all left wanting a cheeseburger. Come explore the wonders of the world with Mettler and spend a little time thinking outside the box. Out in limited release from First … Continue reading Movie Beat – 11.29.13

Movie Beat – 11.08.13

The Armstrong Lie – “Sure I cheated. BUT, I didn’t cheat that one time, and I want credit for it.” Seems like a silly argument to take, but Lance Armstrong was a cheater, what else would you expect? In 2009, director Alex Gibney and producer Frank Marshall set out to make a documentary about Lance Armstrong, the man who overcame testicular cancer and became the poster boy of cycling. Over the course of the lionization of Armstrong, the truth came out, and boy did the subject change course. Documentary out in limited release from Sony Pictures Classics.   At Berkeley … Continue reading Movie Beat – 11.08.13