Tag Archives: Leon Russell

What I Saw Last Year: Best Documentaries 2015

It was a great year for documentaries. Listen to Me Marlon is my personal favorite, but the others on my list are equally  strong in a variety of ways, and very human. ______________________________________________________ Amy (Asif Kapadia, director)  I don’t think … Continue reading

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Les Blank & Leon Russell – Gumbo Stew

Les Blank’s A Poem Is a Naked Person is a very strange animal, a film that resists easy classification. I’ve seen it three times so far at press screenings, so I guess you could say I’ve been hooked. Ostensibly, it’s … Continue reading

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