Today we are covering Jessica Yu’s 2004 documentary In the Realms of the Unreal.
We get through episodes 6 through 9 of The Vow, which tries the patience of Paco, George, and returning guest Johnny Pemberton.
On episode 157 we recap the 2014 documentary Jaco currently streaming on Hulu. Jaco, the doc, is about the brief, brilliant and brutal musical career of the legendary electric bass player Jaco Pastorius a self-taught musician who changed the course of modern music.
The Vow documents the NXIVM organization, and how the founders attracted followers with their scientific-based approach to self-help, and how Raniere and actor Allison Mack were arrested on sex trafficking and racketeering charges.
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.
Ep 152 CIRCUS OF BOOKS with director Rachel Mason What would you do if you found out your boring, conventional, conservative parents were America’s biggest distributors of gay porn? Our guest made a documentary about…
Sup Doc – Recapping Documentaries Since 2015 Ep 144 CITY OF GOLD with Director Laura Gabbert We roll on with our fifth anniversary and Munchie May, our food documentary theme month. Our guest is the…
Starting May 4th 2020 and every Monday in May our amazing guests will be helping us recap food, fodder and fare!
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…
Director Ian McFarland explains his great love for his Godfathers Of Hardcore subjects, Agnostic Front.
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.”
Ep 115 Mommy Dead and Dearest with comedian & actor Ally Johnson Sup Doc The Premier Podcast About Documentaries Every Monday in May: A New True Crime Documentary for MAYHEM MONTH! Just in time…
Starting May 6th and every Monday in May our amazing guests will be helping us recap murder, misdeeds and mayhem.
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.
Sup Doc: The Premier Podcast About Documentaries NEXT WEEK 4/1: P IS FOR PARTY with Director Frankie Peterson EXCLUSIVE!! In a BIG moment for Sup Doc on Monday April 1st we drop our talk with…
We talk with director William Badgley about his documentaries about musicians The Slits, KARP, and Don Letts.
We talk with the legendary director Brett Morgen about filmmaking, being creative and great stories about Robert Evans, Mick Jagger, The Kid Stays in The Picture, Montage of Heck and Jane!
We take a look back at some of our favorite moments from the past 100 episodes. You’ll hear clips from Dana Gould, YACHT, Wayne Federman, Sara June, Megan Koester, Baron Vaughn, Marjorie Sturm, William Hutson, and Adam Pfahler. You’ll even hear a clip within a clip (and a guy from clipping)!
George spoke with Eric Steuer about one of his favorite docs, EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP (2010). The only film credited to Banksy, Exit Through The Gift Shop tells the story of Thierry Guetta, a self-taught street artist/documentarian who ends up becoming the subject of the film.