Key highlights this April on the streaming service ARROW include these insightful documentaries on legendary directors Sam Peckinpah and Peter Bogdanovich from celebrated documentarian Paul Joyce (Made in the USA, Stanley Kubrick: The Invisible Man).
The brutally honest eye-opening industry insider documentary that lifts the lid on tinsel town, Pieces of Time: Bogdanovich on the Movies is an unmissable watch for all cinephiles. The celebrated and gossiped-about director spills all regarding the successes, failures and scandals he has gone through during his rollercoaster ride of a movie-making career, dropping truth bombs and spot-on impressions of Orson Welles and Alfred Hitchcock as he goes.
By contrast, Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron explores the enigmatic and controversial Sam Peckinpah, whose violent films such as The Wild Bunch and Straw Dogs had a telling effect on the cinema of the 1970s and 80s. Clips from key films reinforce this detailed discussion of Peckinpah’s art and a fixation on violence that still permeates Hollywood today.