Today we recap an all time classic, Capturing The Friedmans, and get into a lively debate about how this documentary stacks up in today’s world. Was director Andrew Jarecki irresponsible in how he handled the footage and information he had? Was there a bias towards helping Jesse? Will our guest Curtis Cook and Paco ever see eye-to-eye on this doc? Listen to find out!
The San Francisco Documentary Film Festival is streaming its films online between September 3rd through 20th.
Today Paco and George recap the new Showtime documentary The Go Go’s . Notably the first all-femme band to write their own songs, play their own instruments, and snag a #1 US album. Directed by Allison Ellwood, this straightforward music documentary looks at the LA group’s rise, reign and breakup, along with youthful ambition, firings, drugs, rehab, money squabbles, breakup, and inevitable reunions.
Sup Doc The Premier Documentary Podcast This episode we watched Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich a four-part Netflix docuseries directed by Lisa Bryant. Based on James Patterson’s 2016 book, Filthy Rich takes a look at the…
Sup Doc Podcast! Recapping Documentaries Since 2015 145 FAT with comedian/physician Priyanka Wali To conclude our Munchie May series on food documentaries we watched FAT a documentary by Peter Curtis Pardini (2019). Trainer-to-the-stars Vinnie Tortorich…
Starting May 4th 2020 and every Monday in May our amazing guests will be helping us recap food, fodder and fare!
Sup Doc The Premier Podcast About Documentaries 5 Twisted Religious Docs To Watch During A Pandemic As the saying goes “there are no atheists in foxholes” so what better time to watch some great documentaries…
On Ep 137 George interviews director Arthur Jones about his directorial debut Feels Good Man. They are joined by the film’s producer Giorgio Angelini to recount how indie cartoonist Matt Furie watches his beloved Pepe the frog character usurped by the Alt Right.
How The Documentary Hail Satan? Made Me Very Happy Hail Satan? gets 7 out of 10 Herzogs By Paco Romane 1-14-20 I grew up in a VERY religious household(s). My parents were divorced so when…
On episode 133 of Sup Doc host George Chen visits with musician Brian Miller, the head honcho of Deathbomb Arc. Brian’s favorite documentary, perhaps the only documentary he owns on DVD, is Frederick Wiseman’s 1968 High School.
Ep 128 JAWLINE with comedian Elijah Katz and Sophie Klem Sup Doc – The Premier Podcast About Documentaries Liza Mandelup’s 2019 Hulu documentary Jawline was a Sundance hit, capturing a scene of teenage influencers and…
Some of the themes we talk about with our guest Florentina Tanase in this episode are mental illness, loneliness, pop culture, technology and how this bizarre tale led to a deadly convergence.
On Ep 121 George interviews director Dava Whisenant about her award winning film Bathtubs Over Broadway (streaming on Netflix). The film follows the arc of comedy writer Steve Young (Late Show with David Letterman) as he discovers the little-known world of industrial musical theater.
We recap the Bob Dylan concert film Rolling Thunder Revue. Rolling Thunder is a Martin Scorsese mocumenatry that is part Zelig part This Is Spinal Tap
Long Shot is the story of Juan Catalan who was accused of the execution style murder of 16 year old Martha Puebla in Los Angeles. Catalan was up for the death penalty but his dedicated lawyer hunted for his only alibi that would exonerate him – video footage from a Dodgers game.
There are many reasons that this case entranced the world, but it may be what Knox says herself: “Either I’m a psychopath in sheep’s clothing or I am YOU.”
Starting May 6th and every Monday in May our amazing guests will be helping us recap murder, misdeeds and mayhem.
EARTH DAY! Ep113 of Sup Doc podcast we tackle the Flat Earth documentary BEHIND THE CURVE. Our guest is comedian Sean Keane (“Another Period,” “Billy On The Street,”)
Invite your band mates over, grab some 40’s, order a pizza and take notes! Sup Doc has assembled 5 of the best Rock N’ Roll documentaries to binge watch. Oh, and maybe invite your drummer too? We know he can be a pain but he does own the van!
Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen recap the Alex Gibney’s HBO documentary The Inventor: Out For Blood In Silicon Valley with Bay Area comedian Sara DeForest. If you’re not familiar with this story it centers around the latest captivating fraud from the tales of Silicon Valley “geniuses”, and is worthy of discussion next to Hulu’s Fyre Festival documentary, “Fyre Fraud.