Nature documentaries are having a pop culture moment. Disney as usual has their fingers on the pulse of the culture with the timely release of Disneynature’s Penguins.
Bears (Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey, 2014) – While Disneynature and the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund are certainly doing some good things and raising awareness, the yearly documentaries that they end up producing are a mixed bag. Standing alone as a nature documentary, Bears features some amazing photography, but the cutesy narration ends up making the […]
It’s been a busy week with all of us gearing up for our massive Hot Docs coverage, but here’s a look at what else is playing on local screens this week that we haven’t gotten around to reviewing yet, including the Disneynature documentary Bears, the romantic drama The Face of Love, the Canadian teen road flick Hold Fast, the psychological thriller Stress Position, the literary minded Meetings with a Young Poet, and the ballet documentary Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq.