‘Weiner’ and ‘The Other Side’: When Documentaries Have Cringe Appeal

Weiner and The Other Side alternately inspire winces and gasps, awkward laughter and real shock. By confrontation, they reframe the relationship between documentary cinema and its audience.

‘The Realness’ Episode 15: ’12 O’Clock Boys’

In this week’s episode, Daniel and Christopher are joined by Kristy Puchko (Cinema Blend; PopCrush) to discuss Lotfy Nathan’s ’12 O’Clock Boys,’ which is one of the most critically acclaimed and honored docs of 2014 so far. Somehow the three of us are united in not thinking it’s such a great film, though it is definitely one with a lot to discuss.