Rather than wait a few more days until the month of December, The Solzy Awards for Documentaries are being honored this month for 2019. Earlier this month, I voted in my first-ever Critic’s Choice Documentary Awards. Some of these awards do match how I voted during the CCDA. However, there were some instances in which my preferred documentary was not a nominee earlier this month. In other instances, some of my categories were not a…"The Solzy Awards for Documentaries in 2019"
The Spy Behind Home Plate is Aviva Kempner’s newest documentary that tells the true true story of catcher-turned-spy Moe Berg. Moe Berg may not be Hank Greenberg or Sandy Koufax but his story is unique for Jewish ballplayers. A year ago, the Paul Rudd-starring The Catcher Was A Spy premiered during Sundance. While that film does manage to tell Berg’s story in narrative form, the documentary goes the whole nine yards. While the biopic means…"The Spy Behind Home Plate: Moe Berg’s Story"