Scientific documentary sings the praises of our fungal friends
Consider the humble mushroom. That’s more or less the premise behind Fantastic Fungi, a hagiographic documentary aimed at elevating the status of spores, molds and fungus. Don’t think that mushrooms are the greatest thing on planet Earth? Well, you soon will.
This is the week for Warren Miller’s Timeless, Love Actually, a “!Colores!” documentary double feature and an educational lecture on everything you need to know about background talent and how to get booked on movies and television series.
Under the Gun
The Irishman on Netflix
Though long and slow, The Irishman is a consistently absorbing drama about one man’s life in crime and serves as an elegiac capper to the mafia myth and Scorsese’s career.