It's a film-within-a-film (within...another film?) and a genuinely fascinating look at a very interesting man and his incredible, wild story full of highs and lows in extremes.
If this is indeed the land of the free, it has to be such for everyone, not just those we agree with and pray next to on Sundays.
The courage it took not only to make this journey but also document it in the face of such peril is something we should all value and appreciate.
When this made headlines a few years back, it must have read like the predecessor of the current "Florida Man" stories.
It is often breathtaking to view, wonderfully edited, a breeze to sit through and will put a smile on the faces of everyone...except those huge, gross elephant seals.
If you're a fan of the Wings, this is a must-see.
Director Todd Douglas Miller isn't trying to slant or push any sort of narrative. He just presents to the audience the most remarkable trip humanity has ever embarked upon. And it is truly a spectacle to both watch and listen to.
Most war documentaries feel like watching ghosts, but this film brings the ghosts back to life.
There are a lot of facets to a good documentary, including an engaging subject, new information and emotional impact, among others.
Piercing, Everybody Knows, The Intruder, The Informer, and 3 documentaries!
It's somewhat meta for a documentary, but this helps it feel pioneering, in the spirit of the late director himself.
Let it never be said that you must understand someone's goal to understand their motives, or to sympathize with them. Everyone is driven by different things, but one thing that is seemingly universal is the drive to succeed, especially on one's own terms.
I feel like I've just gotten off of a roller coaster. Dizzying thrills and wonder had me all smiles, until the drop-off, twists and turns made me feel sick.
Calvin and Hobbes continues to leave its stamp on society, like footprints and tiger tracks in freshly-fallen snow, as full of wonder and possibility as ever. Let's go exploring!
All he wanted was for us to be kind to each other and protect our children. Sadly, maybe he really did live in a land of Make Believe...