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Hollywood is a town of tinsel and glamour; but there is another Hollywood, a place where maverick independent exploitation filmmakers went toe to toe with the big guys and came out on top.
Run time: 89m Release: 2001-04-02

Stars: David F. Friedman Dick Miller Doris Wishman F. X. Feeney Forrest J. Ackerman Harry H. Novak Maila Nurmi Peter Bogdanovich Roger Corman Samuel Z. Arkoff

With commentary from Hollywood stars, outtakes from his movies and footage from his youth, this documentary looks at Stanley Kubrick's life and films. Director Jan Harlan, Kubrick's brother-in-law and sometime collaborator, interviews heavyweights like Jack Nicholson, Woody Allen and Sydney Pollack, who explain the influence of Kubrick classics like "Dr. Strangelove" and "2001: A Space Odyssey," and how he absorbed visual clues from disposable culture such as television commercials.
Run time: 141m Release: 2001-05-02

Stars: Alexander Singer Barbara Kroner Jack Nicholson Matthew Modine Nicole Kidman Paul Mazursky Shelley Duvall Stanley Kubrick Steven Marcus Tom Cruise

Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography).
Run time: 93m Release: 2002-01-18

Stars: Ali MacGraw Ava Gardner Catherine Deneuve Eddie Albert Ernest Hemingway Errol Flynn Francis Ford Coppola Norma Shearer Robert Evans Tyrone Power

Fulton and Pepe's 2000 documentary captures Terry Gilliam's attempt to get The Man Who Killed Don Quixote off the ground. Back injuries, freakish storms, and more zoom in to sabotage the project (which has never been resurrected).
Run time: 93m Release: 2002-02-11

Stars: Andrea Calderwood Bárbara Pérez-Solero Benjamín Fernández José Luis Escolar Nicola Pecorini Philip A. Patterson Ray Cooper René Cleitman Terry Gilliam Tony Grisoni

A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie.
Run time: 119m Release: 2003-03-09

Stars: Arthur Penn David Newman Dennis Hopper Margot Kidder Paul Schrader Peter Bogdanovich Peter Fonda Polly Platt Roger Corman William H. Macy

Alternately hilarious and horrifying, Overnight chronicles one man's misadventures of making a Hollywood movie. It starts out as a rags to riches story as Troy Duffy, a Boston-bred bartender, sells his first screenplay for The Boondock Saints.
Run time: 82m Tagline: There's more than one way to shoot yourself Release: 2003-06-12

Stars: Billy Connolly David Della Rocco Emmanuelle Béart Jake Busey John Goodman Norman Reedus Ron Jeremy Sean Patrick Flanery Troy Duffy Vincent D'Onofrio

Directed by Kevin Burns, this documentary from Playboy Home Video examines the oftentimes tense relationship between sex, women, and popular Hollywood culture. With a particular focus given to Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, Jean Harlow, and Sharon Stone, Sex at 24 Frames Per Second studies the role of female sexuality in film throughout the years. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi
Run time: 101m Release: 2003-09-23

Stars: Brandy Snow Camille Paglia Erica Gavin Gloria Steinem Ingrid Pitt Marilyn Monroe Pam Grier Patty Duke Raquel Welch Shannon Tweed

Daniel Anker’s 90-minute documentary takes on over 60 years of a very complex subject: Hollywood’s complicated, often contradictory relationship with Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. The questions it raises go right the very nature of how film functions in our culture, and while hardly exhaustive, Anker’s film makes for a good, thought provoking starting point.
Run time: 92m Release: 2004-01-01

Stars: Ben Kingsley Dan Curtis Gene Hackman Michael Berenbaum Norma Barzman Ralph Edwards Ralph Fiennes Robert Clary Sidney Lumet Stanley Frazen

Details the making of Stephen King & George A. Romero's 1982 horror anthology classic, from conception through to completion.

Run time: 92m Release: 2007-10-22

Stars: Adrienne Barbeau Bingo O'Malley David Early Ed Harris George A. Romero John Harrison Nicholas Mastandrea Pasquale Buba Rick Catizone Tom Atkins

A retrospective documentary about the groundbreaking horror series, Friday the 13th, featuring interviews with cast and crew from the twelve films spanning 3 decades.

Run time: 90m Release: 2009-02-03

Stars: Chuck Campbell Diana Barrows Diane Almeida Erich Anderson John Carl Buechler Judie Aronson Peter Bracke Rachel Belofsky Richard Brooker Steven Barton

THE BANDIT is a film about 70s superstar Burt Reynolds, his best friend, roommate and stunt-double Hal Needham, and the making of their unlikely smash-hit SMOKEY & THE BANDIT. The film tells the action-packed story of the making of SMOKEY, while tracing the vivid personal journeys of Reynolds and Needham from obscurity to stardom and highlighting one of the most extraordinary relationships in Hollywood history. Featuring new interviews with Reynolds, rare archive material, including footage from Reynolds’ personal archive, as well as candid interviews with the late Hal Needham, the documentary tells an exhilarating and moving story about loyalty, friendship and creative risk.

Run time: 82m Release: 2016-03-12

Stars: Burt Reynolds Hal Needham Paul Williams

Explore the past, present and future of Walt Disney Imagineering with noted filmmaker Leslie Iwerks. Ms. Iwerks comes from a family with deep Disney history — her grandfather was an early Disney animator and her father is a former Imagineer — and her previous work includes profiles of Pixar Animation Studios and visual effects house Industrial Light & Magic.

Stars: Angela Bassett