NO STONE UNTURNED – interview with Trevor Birney

by GREG KING No Stone Unturned is a new documentary from Alex Gibney. The film is a murder mystery that reveals the kind of secrets governments keep. In 1994, six people were gunned down as they watched the World Cup in a small pub in a village in Northern Ireland. Decades later, family members looking for answers discover a cover-up. Gibney reveals collusion between Loyalist paramilitaries and the British government in a hard-hitting investigation into the murder of six Catholics in a small pub in County Down in 1994. Trevor Birney is the film’s Continue reading

GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Alex Gibney.   Church of the poison mind? Based on the revealing book written in 2013 by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Lawrence Wright, Going Clear is an eye opening documentary about the Church of Scientology. Wright's book is the starting point for this film from prolific Oscar winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (The Armstrong Lie, Wikileaks: We Steal Secrets, etc). Gibney previously probed the darker side of religion in his 2012 documentary Silence In The House Of God, which looked at the Continue reading

THE ARMSTRONG LIE

Reviewed by GREG KING Documentary Director: Alex Gibney. Lance Armstrong is something of a modern American hero. A former teenage cycling champion and cancer survivor he won an unprecedented seven consecutive Tours de France before retiring from the sport in 2005. However, his achievements were always surrounded by whispers of banned substances, illegal drugs and blood transfusions aimed at sustaining his endurance during the most famous and gruelling of bicycle races. But Armstrong was always able to use his wealth, power and celebrity status to deflect these rumours Continue reading