Alex Barrett Movie Features

  • Top 5 Documentaries of 2017 so far - and the 5 we can't wait to see...

    So Far…

    George Best: All By Himself

    When dealing with a troubled, immensely flawed subject, it can be easy for documentaries to highlight the good parts, so be sycophantic and celebratory, and brush over the imperfections. But not in…

    So Far…

    George Best: All By Himself

    When dealing with a troubled, immensely flawed subject, it can be easy for documentaries to highlight the good parts, so be sycophantic and celebratory, and brush over the imperfections. But not in Daniel Gordon’s study of the Northern Irish footballer George Best, a superstar on and off the pitch. He was a magician with the ball at his feet, and had a twinkle in his eyes. This documentary casts an eye over the slow decrease in both of the…
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