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Genre Grandeur: Grey Gardens (1975)

When I learned the genre for September’s Genre Grandeur at Movierob was ‘favourite movies from the 70s’ I knew that I absolutely had to participate no matter what, since the 70s is probably my favourite decade for film. I decided to write about Grey Gardens (1975) – an amazing and iconic documentary that everyone should […]

Iris (2014): “If you hang around long enough, everything comes back.”

A tribute to the rare bird of fashion herself, Iris Apfel, Iris (2014, dir. Albert Maysles) is a documentary with heart. It tells the story of a legendary woman from the perspective of a legendary documentary filmmaker – about her early life, her dedication to her career, and her current status as a fashion icon […]