Jackie Stewart Weekend of a Champion

WEEKEND OF A CHAMPION and 1: Formula 1 in the 1970s

Weekend of a Champion (original: 1972; update: 2013) – Directed by Frank Simon – Starring Jackie Stewart, Roman Polanski, and Helen Stewart. 1 (2013) – Directed by Paul Crowder – Narrated by Michael Fassbender. I spent some time this week watching two recently released documentaries on Formula 1. Both WEEKEND OF A CHAMPION and 1…

POLIWOOD: Celebrities Shou- Wait, This is TV’s Fault?

Should celebrities shut up when it comes to politics? That question lies at the heart of Barry Levinson’s documentary, which is actually about how television is the most evil thing in the history of the world. Or something. It’s a bit hard to tell because there’s two separate ruminations at play in POLIWOOD – the…