Watch the Trailer For Haute Couture-Filled Documentary Dior and I

Dior and I, which premiered to much critical acclaim at the Tribeca Film Festival last year, seems likely—from the looks of this trailer—to join the ranks of iconic contemporary fashion films like Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's and The September Issue. » 3/02/15 10:00am 3/02/15 10:00am

Sundance Documentary The Hunting Ground Tackles Campus Rape

Campus rape is the subject of a new documentary, The Hunting Ground, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday. » 1/26/15 11:50am 1/26/15 11:50am

Nicki Minaj Showed Rare, Genuine Superstar Tears in My Time Again

On Sunday night, MTV aired its Nicki Minaj documentary My Time Again, the follow-up to 2010's My Time Now, which we all remember as the origin of her infamous pickle-juice snub and bitch-versus-boss analogy. Back then, in that special, she came across tough and guarded, and (to us) the extent of her relationship with » 1/19/15 2:15pm 1/19/15 2:15pm

Backstreet Boys Wear Hats, Hug Each Other In New Documentary Trailer

"20 years is a long time, for anybody. Let alone a buncha dorks jumping around on stage, singing and dancing," A.J. McLean remarks near the end of the trailer for Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of, a few plumes of (weed?) smoke escaping from the corners of his mouth. Okay, this looks good. » 12/17/14 9:00pm 12/17/14 9:00pm

​This HBO Documentary About Scientology Will Be Bonkers

A documentary about Scientology is coming to HBO in 2015, and it has the potential to make a lot of people mad while entertaining us all in the process. » 11/24/14 7:30pm 11/24/14 7:30pm

Bitter Honey Tackles Polygamy in Indonesia From Women's Perspective


American pop culture has recently framed polygamy as the domain of Mormons (think Kody Brown of TLC's creepy Sister Wives) and Chloe Sevigny going plain-Jane prairie-style in HBO's Big Love. But a new documentary, Bitter Honey, set in Bali, examines the Indonesian tradition of men having multiple spouses—a practice… » 11/07/14 4:30pm 11/07/14 4:30pm

Will You Still Be Glam at 64? Talking to Advanced Style's Director

Joyce Carpati, Lynn Dell Cohen, Zelda Kaplan, Jacquie Tajah Murdock, Debra Rapoport, Ilona Royce Smithkin, Tziporah Salamon: memorize their names, because these women are your new idols. In Advanced Style, the documentary based on photographer Ari Seth Cohen's blog of the same name, a clutch of New York women ranging… » 11/03/14 5:30pm 11/03/14 5:30pm

New Documentary Tells Compelling Story of Vaudevillian Conjoined Twins

Before Paris and Nicky there was Daisy and Violet, the world's first famous pair of Hilton sisters. Born conjoined at the hips in 1908, Daisy and Violet were sold to a promoter who exploited them for financial gain by turning them into a sideshow sensation. Bound By Flesh, a new documentary by IFC Films, tells their… » 6/17/14 6:45pm 6/17/14 6:45pm

James Franco Is Getting His Own Documentary

James Franco has joined a long list of individuals considered historically significant and/or interesting enough to warrant documentary films be made about their lives. This is a list whose recent additions include Texas Governor Ann Richards, feminist icon Gloria Steinem and groundbreaking comedian Joan Rivers. » 5/14/14 10:40am 5/14/14 10:40am

Lindsay Lohan's long-awaited (and very creatively titled) eight-part series Lindsay has gotten a release date and time: Sunday March 9 at 10 pm on OWN. Coincidentally, March 8 is International Working Woman's Day! » 2/18/14 7:50pm 2/18/14 7:50pm

The Glue That Ties Beyoncé's Album Together Is "Honesty"

Beyoncé released part five of her self-titled mini-documentary, detailing behind the scenes look at the making of her mega-hit, top secret album. This time, Yoncé opens up about feeling stifled as a young performer by fans' expectations: » 1/05/14 8:30pm 1/05/14 8:30pm

Filmmaker Born Into a Sex Cult Tells His Story in New Documentary

In 1979, Paul-Julien Robert was born into a commune in Austria, in which free love and communal property and childcare were encouraged, but family relationships were not allowed. In 1991, the commune fell apart after its leader Otto Mühl was convicted of child molestation. » 12/27/13 5:20pm 12/27/13 5:20pm

The Greatest Breakout Stars of 2013

2013 is almost over — but before we say goodbye lets say thank you to the people who made this year the best year. Seriously, without this list of breakout actors and brand new faces we would be lost, bored, or have nothing to GIF. Here is our complete list of the best breakout stars of 2013. » 12/26/13 2:34pm 12/26/13 2:34pm

Mesmerizing 'Living Dolls' Doc Follows People Obsessed With Dolls

I can remember being 13 years old, sitting on the floor of my living room, acting out a scene with two Barbies and a couple of Strawberry Shortcake dolls. (They were all friends!) It was right at a time when the other girls in my class were starting to talk about boys and sex, and wearing high-heels and frosted lip… » 11/09/13 1:22pm 11/09/13 1:22pm

Rejoice! They've Made a Documentary about The Phantom Tollbooth

If you were a child in America in the past so many years, you probably read or at least can acknowledge the existence of Norton Juster's great children's classic The Phantom Tollbooth. Though Juster may have written the book, it was equipped with equally important illustrations by Juster's longtime friend Jules… » 10/11/13 3:10pm 10/11/13 3:10pm

The documentary Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines is on PBS tonight and streaming on their website as well. Gloria Steinem shows up less than four minutes in, so it's got someone's stamp of approval. Also: "hosted by Stanley Tucci." !!! » 6/14/13 10:50am 6/14/13 10:50am

Ryan Gosling Is Completely Endearing in Latest Showbiz Anecdote

Ryan Gosling’s smirking, sun-dappled face will appear twice over the course of the Cannes Film Festival: in the erotically violent Nicolas Winding Refn film Only God Forgives, and then briefly in a documentary about the ruthless business behind movie-making, Seduced & Abandoned, where he shares a few charming stories… » 5/19/13 6:00pm 5/19/13 6:00pm

Beyoncé's 'Documentary' Was Just a Theatrical Infomercial

Over the weekend, Beyoncé's "documentary," Life Is But a Dream, aired on HBO. It wasn't really a documentary, though, it was part video diary, part infomercial, part carefully staged interview intended to give viewers the sense that the singer was revealing all, when in fact, she revealed very little. » 2/18/13 6:20pm 2/18/13 6:20pm

Yeah, Lady Gaga and Terry Richardson Are Definitely Making a Movie

Rumors surfaced this summer that noted hipster greaseball photographer Uncle Terry would be making a feature-length documentary film about Lady Gaga, after he followed her peeing, doing yoga, bathing in glitter and what have you on tour for 10 months last year in order to produce 350 pages of glossy hedonism to hawk… » 12/26/12 6:20pm 12/26/12 6:20pm