Browsing the archives for the Documentary tag

Champion: Danny Trejo (2011)

Director: Joe Eckardt Featuring: Danny Trejo, Val Kilmer, Dennis Hopper, Steve Buscemi, Robert Rodriguez Music: Jared Lipof, Mark Migdal Champion is a candid documentary about the life of actor Danny Trejo. You would recognise Trejo instantly, since the late 1980’s he has been appearing in movies, usually as the fearsome bad guy. He has appeared […]

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Facing Ali (2009)

Country: United States Director: Peter McCormack Featuring: George Chuvalo, Sir Henry Cooper, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Larry Holmes, Ron Lyle, Ken Norton, Earnie Shavers, Leon Spinks, Ernie Terrell, and Muhammad Ali Music: Schaun Tozer Based on the book by Stephen Brunt There are many documentaries about Muhammad Ali. Possibly the most famous, and arguably the […]

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Lionel (2008)

Country: Australia Director: Eddie Martin Starring: Lionel Rose, Anthony Mundine, Jeff ‘Hitman’ Harding Editor: Ken Sallows Composer: Cezary Skubiszewski One month after I was born, a young aboriginal boxer, named Lionel Rose, became the world bantam weight boxing champion when he defeated Fighting Harada in Japan. I am obviously too young to recall the swell […]

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