The new Brett Morgen documentary, Moonage Daydream, is not a revelatory David Bowie documentary but more of an art house experience. Being a fan of David Bowie’s music does not necessarily mean that one will leave the film with a satisfying feeling. Take it from me, I’m a fan of his work but this isn’t the revelatory documentary that I thought it would be. Part of it comes off as a concert film and the…"Moonage Daydream – Toronto 2022"
Jane director Brett Morgen sat down with The Young Folks on Monday afternoon as he was preparing to screen the new Jane Goodall documentary at the Chicago International Film Festival. The following interview was originally published at The Young Folks but I am republishing here as the site announced it is shutting down by the end of 2022. Thanks for The Young Folks today. How are you enjoying your time in Chicago so far? Brett…"Brett Morgen talks Jane"
Jane, the new documentary from award-winning director Brett Morgen, pays tribute to the life of chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall. The National Geographic archives contained over 100 hours of footage from the last 50 years that had never been seen before. It’s from that footage that Morgen draws from to bring us this intimate portrait of the acclaimed researcher. In 1960, when Goodall first made waves, a woman doing this sort of research on chimpanzees was…"Jane: An Intimate Portrait of Jane Goodall"