Fusing together emo, punk, and rap, Lil Peep shook the music world with his genre-blurring style. His meteoric rise to fame was cut short in 2017 when the Soundcloud star died at just 21-years-old. Directed by Sebastian Jones and Ramez Silyan and executive produced by Terrence Malick, this documentary provides an intimate portrait of the complex mind behind the music. Everybody's Everything will go to theaters November 12, 2019.
Diego Maradona is a soccer legend. Regarded by many as the best to ever play, the Argentine-born footballer has the "Goal of the Century" and became the first player ever to break the world transfer fee twice. From the director of Amy and Senna, this documentary is compiled from 500-hours of unseen footage taken from Maradona's personal archive to profile the sports icon like never before. The film will go to theaters on June 14, 2019.
Nelson Molina takes the saying "one man's trash is another man's treasure" to heart. The retired New York Sanitation worker has amassed a 45,000-piece collection of items he found while running his route in East Harlem. Ranging from paintings and posters to toys and cameras, his eclectic assortment of objects is on display at the Manhattan 11 Department of Sanitation garage while he looks for a more permanent home.
Star Wars, Robocop, Jurassic Park, Starship Troopers — if you've ever seen one of these hit films, you've seen Phil Tippett's work. Inspired by the original King Kong, Phil made a career out of sculpting monsters and bringing them to life, and Mad Dreams and Monsters is his story.
After a disturbing video of a clown emerging from underneath a child's bed emerged on YouTube, Wrinkles The Clown became internet folklore. Videos of the clown started popping up everywhere along with him offering his "behavioral services" for unruly kids. In this documentary, director Michael Beach Nichols unmasks the urban legend. In theaters October 4, 2019.
William Henry Gates III and Microsoft brought home computing to the masses and revolutionized how people interact with computers. Microsoft has been a massive player in the industry for nearly forty years and helped make Gates one of the richest people in the world. Despite criticisms for management style and a distant personality, Gates is changing the world again — with an absolute focus on making it a better place for everyone. Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates is a three-part documentary airing on Netflix September 20th.
For Issue 05, we gathered ten of the world's best Barn Finds, ten of the most interesting caviar-and-potato chip pairings, three spectacular places to stay in Italy, and thirty stunning objects of desire.
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Focals are smart glasses you'll actually want to wear. Smart technology meets smarter design with these made-to-order, prescription compatible, smart glasses with a holographic display. A tiny projector embedded in the right arm of the glasses shoots light into a hologram embedded in the lens — resulting in a display that appears to float at arm's length in front you. With Focals you can stay on top of your day with Messaging, Calendar, Uber, Spotify, Alexa, and more. Focals are available in a variety of styles and colors and support prescriptions from -4.00 to +2.00.
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Exactly 50 years ago, 400,000 people traveled to a dairy farm in Bethel, New York for Woodstock. The historic outdoor concert spanned three days and hosted 32 acts including Jimi Hendrix, The Who, and Janis Joplin. On its anniversary, the festival's official photographer Henry Diltz remembers his iconic experience in this six-minute short film.
Before Burning Man, Lollapalooza, and Coachella, there was a series of anarchic punk rock music and art performances in Southern California. The movement pushed boundaries and paved the way for the desert festivals of today. Desolation Center explores the era with appearances from Sonic Youth, Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Savage Republic, and more. The documentary will premiere at the Green-Wood Cemetry in Brooklyn on August 15, 2019.
It's one of the unlikeliest friendships in sports history — Dale Earnhardt and Michael Waltrip. Earnhardt was one of the most respected and talented drivers in NASCAR, and Michael Waltrip hadn't won a race in over 450 starts, but that's who Dale chose to drive for him and his team. Waltrip's first win at the 2001 Daytona 500 would also be one of the darkest days of his life — the day Dale Earnhardt died in a crash during the race.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville heads to Shangri-La — the legendary Malibu recording studio of Rick Rubin — for his upcoming documentary. The four-part series will dive into the creative process of the musical mastermind that's resulted in massive hits for artists from Jay-Z to Adele. Featuring appearances from Tyler the Creator, LL Cool J, The Avett Brothers, and Flea, Shangri-La will premiere on Showtime July 12, 2019.
He is one of the most prolific, best-loved creators ever; a man who revolutionized television and children's entertainment; and tragically died long before he had exhausted his creativity. Defunctland is releasing a six-part documentary on Jim Henson, focusing on six major projects that helped define a generation of film and TV for millions of kids and adults. Watch the documentary here as the parts become available.
While Saul Bass is widely known for his title sequences, creating openings for Alfred Hitchcock, Otto Preminger, and Martin Scorsese, the graphic designer also produced some of the film industry's most iconic movie posters. A few of his most famous works include art for Vertigo, The Man with the Golden Arm, and Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. In this short profile, Andrew Saladino explores the minimalist masterpieces of Saul Bass.
Ryan Hartshorn and his family are completely flipping the script on Vodka making. Rather than using starches from potatoes or fruit, they're producing the clear liquor from sheep's whey. The Hartshorns own a sheep cheesery in Tasmania and began utilizing the leftover whey as a base for vodka. Their boutique spirit has not only decreased their waste but also created a product that has earned top honors at the World Vodka Awards.
Last year, Al Eagleton founded Instinct Skis. The former shop teacher turned his passion for woodworking and skiing into a business. As the mini-documentary shows, each pair of skis are made from trees harvested from his forest property and handcrafted in his workshop at the base of British Columbia's Red Mountain.
The Movember Foundation has been raising money for men's physical and mental health issues since 2003, using the power of community to help spread awareness. Now they're teaming with Swiss watchmaker Oris and Yankees manager Aaron Boone — someone who knows a thing or two about the power of a team — on the Movember Edition watch. Based on Oris' iconic Chronoris model, it has a 39mm stainless steel case and a black dial with rose gold-plated hour and minute hands. It also features an orange second hand, and white indices that come together to create a pleasing vintage feel. An Oris 733 automatic movement powers the timepiece, which arrives on either a brown leather strap with a Movember signature mustache imprint or a stainless steel bracelet. It's packaged in a special presentation box with a leather travel pouch and a more casual red and white NATO fabric strap — a perfect bonus for those who know the importance of getting out and spending time in their community.
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Presented by Oris.
Since their entry into the jeans market, Mott & Bow have changed the way men shop for denim. They use artisan techniques to make their jeans, with fabric sourced from some of the best mills in the world without cutting corners. And their Home Try-On Program is still the easiest way to get the best jeans and the best fit. Now, Mott & Bow is expanding their line of slim fit jeans again, taking the slightly stretchy, never too tight, nor too loose jeans and adding black and gray colorways. The new colors go with almost anything, and just like the rest of the line they're soft, comfortable, and will never look dated.
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Hatidze is the last female bee-hunter in Europe. Living alone in a deserted village, Hatidze makes her way up a cliff in Macedonia to collect honeycomb from a colony of bees, without gloves or smoke or the trappings of modern beekeeping. But when a migrant family moves in with seven children and 150 cows, things change — and Hatidze has to adapt and educate her new neighbors.
On June 6, 1944, the Allied forces landed on the beach in Normandy, France, marking the beginning of the ground assault on Nazi-occupied France and the subsequent push into Europe. One of the bloodiest operations in the history of warfare, D-Day marked the beginning of the end of the European theater of World War II. Brian Cranston commemorates the 75th anniversary of the battle by reading a letter home from Pfc. Dominick "Dom" Bart, one of the soldiers who were there.
By 1975, Bob Dylan was no longer the up-and-coming folk singer — he was an American icon and A-list recording artist. To capture the early days of his career and give his fans a more intimate experience, Dylan launched the Rolling Thunder Revue tour. Playing small venues, it was a disaster — and thoroughly documented in sound, film, and print. Martin Scorsese uses interviews and archival footage to tell the story of that infamous tour from the perspective of the people that were there.
On May 31, 1994, the Beastie Boys released Ill Communication. The band and Amazon Music celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic album with a 15-minute documentary. Featuring interviews with surviving members Mike D and Ad-Rock along with archival footage, the short film takes a look back at the creation of the album and its legendary single "Sabotage," as well as earlier releases like Check Your Head and Paul's Boutique.
Alaska is the largest state in the U.S. but also the most sparsely populated. Its vast terrain and lack of roadways mean the primary method of transportation across its rugged landscapes is by plane. In this short documentary, filmmakers Brother and Filson take a ride with the bush pilots navigating the Last Frontier.
With climate change becoming a global rallying cry, much of the focus has been on the deleterious effects and not potential solutions. Instead of doom and gloom, Ice on Fire looks at technologies and systems that can have an immediate impact to save the place we call home. Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, Ice on Fire premieres June 11, 2019 on HBO.
Right in time for its 50th anniversary, PBS is going back to Woodstock. The documentary relives the iconic music festival through the eyes of the 400,000 people that attended, rather than the musicians on stage. Directed Barak Goodman, the film will be released May 24, 2019.
The Hawaiian Lifeguard Association is responsible for keeping the coasts of the islands safe. As described by Bradley Young and Brian Phillips in this documentary, the job requires rigorous training on and off the clock to meet the daily demands that come along with patrolling the beach. While navigating the rocky cliffs and the towering swells along the shoreline, the 450 guards trust OluKai footwear to keep them performing at their best on any terrain.
Next week, HBO will air the final episode of Game of Thrones. Season eight has seen feature film-length episodes, larger-than-life battles, and a massive amount of dragon fire. To honor its biggest season yet, director Jeanie Finlay highlights all of the people both behind and in front of the camera with a two-hour documentary special. The Last Watch will be released May 26, 2019.
Like a lot of kids, Cameron Smith wanted to be an astronaut. Smith is an archeology professor at the Portland State University, but his dream never died. Determined to make it, he decided on an unconventional route — doing it himself.
Beams Plus has been putting a contemporary spin on America's post-war fashion since 1999. The Japanese-based label reimagines the traditional workwear, sportswear, military garb, and ivy league classics of the Golden Era into updated garments for this generation. To celebrate two decades of timeless men's fashion, they've released this short film documenting their 20-year history.
For his directorial debut, hip hop pioneer Fab 5 Freddy explores the history of marijuana. The documentary follows America's complicated relationship with cannabis, the racially-biased that fueled the war on drugs, and the influence it has had on the music industry. Featuring interviews with artists like Snoop Dogg, Killer Mike, Damian Marley, Chuck D, and DMC, Grass is Greener conveniently debuts this 4/20 on Netflix.
Luciano Pavarotti was an opera legend. The tenor brought main-stream attention to the art form through his iconic performances and unparalleled love for music. In the documentary, Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard pays tribute to life and career of The King Of High C's.
Beyoncé becomes the latest artist to be the subject of a Netflix documentary with the release of Homecoming. The film will give a rare behind-the-scenes look at the singer's life while preparing for her epic 2018 Coachella performance. It's scheduled to begin streaming on April 17, 2019.