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Don’t go into Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop looking for answers about whether or not Gilberto Valle, the so-called “Cannibal Cop” (whose lurid fantasies about kidnapping, killing, and eating women transfixed and horrified the world) is guilty. It’s not that kind of movie. Instead, the documentary, which premieres Monday night on HBO, […]

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Gilberto Valle, the media-branded “Cannibal Cop,” didn’t actually eat anyone. He was convicted in March 2013 of kidnapping conspiracy, but that conviction was later overturned when the judge ruled that the evidence indicated Valle’s gruesome forum posts about kidnapping, killing, and eating women were just sick fantasy. Valle could still face life in prison if […]

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On Tuesday, HBO released Catch the Throne, Volume II to promote the upcoming 5th season of Game of Thrones, which premieres April 12. It features new songs from Snoop Dogg, Ty Dolla $ign, Anthrax and many other rap, metal, reggaeton and pop artists; as well as a previously shared power ballad by Mastodon called “White […]

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The trailer for the highly anticipated, critically-acclaimed HBO doc about Kurt Cobain has arrived. Rarely are two-and-a-half minute trailers as interesting as the one for Montage of Heck, which includes never-before-seen home videos and photos of the rock icon as a baby. Director Brett Morgen got exclusive access to Cobain’s personal archive and then supplemented […]

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If you are feeling impatient for the return of Game Of Thrones’s new season in April, HBO and IMAX have cooked up an appetizer to tide you over. From January 23rd to 29th, IMAX theaters will be screening the epic final two episodes from last season as well as premiering the new trailer for the upcoming […]

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Tonight, HBO airs Banksy Does New York, a documentary directed by Chris Moukarbel that details the British prankster’s epic 31-day residency on the streets of the city. But don’t let the name fool you — the theme of this user-generated film (which ANIMAL contributed footage to) is not street art, it’s gentrification. Throughout the documentary, […]

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ANIMAL recently reported on HBO’s soon to be released documentary, Banksy Does New York, about the street artist’s 31-day residency on the city’s streets, that for many people, doubled as a daily scavenger hunt. Today, the cable network put out a snippet (and will continue do so each day this week) that offers a clue […]

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Banksy is in another documentary, but this time he didn’t make it himself. The Oscar-nominated artist is the subject of HBO’s Banksy Does New York. The film is part of Doc NYC fest and will chronicle Banksy’s month-long New York residency last year, when the most celebrated vandal in the world had journalists (and fans) hunting down a different […]

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Four men from upstate New York are currently serving 25-year sentences in federal prison, convicted in 2009 for plotting to bomb synagogues in the Bronx and other acts of terrorism. The Newburgh Sting documentary, which airs on HBO tonight, “builds a credible circumstantial case” that the men “were the fall guys in an elaborate, cinematic performance orchestrated by the F.B.I.” As […]

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Greenpointers, beware: busloads of midwesterner Girls fans may soon be swarming your neighborhood, jumping at the chance to see Hannah Horvath and crew’s homes, hangouts, and places of work. On Locations Tours, the company that brought you the Sex and the City sight-seeing trips, is planning a similar tour centered around Lena Dunham’s most famous creation. Destinations include Café […]

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