Archive: The Weekend Movie

The Weekend Movie: "Nine Good Teeth"

As we approach Thanksgiving, there's one thing we can be thankful for -- we're here, living, some of us more than others. Courtesy of SnagFilms, here's a doc on the life of a 104-year-old grandmother. SnagFilms is a startup backed by Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonisis and others; we...

By Dan Beyers | November 21, 2008; 05:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: "Arlington - Field Of Honor"

Veteran's Day was Monday but it is never too late to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Here's a National Geographic doc on Arlington National Cemetery, courtesy of Snagfilms.com. SnagFilms is a startup backed by Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonisis and others; we wrote about the company here....

By Dan Beyers | November 14, 2008; 05:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: "Super Size Me"

Here's a reason to pass up those fries this weekend, courtesy of SnagFilms. Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock investigates America's obesity woes by going on a "McDonald's only" diet for 30 days. The results are not pretty. SnagFilms is a startup backed by Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonisis and others; we...

By Dan Beyers | November 7, 2008; 07:35 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: "Inside The Bubble"

The presidential election is right around the corner, so we figured this week's offering courtesy of SnagFilms should focus on politics. "Inside The Bubble" is a flick by director Steve Rosenbaum (7 Days In September). He and his crew had broad access inside the 2004 presidential campaign of Sen. John...

By Dan Beyers | October 31, 2008; 05:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: "The Great Bear"

We're in a bear market, right? So 'natch, we need a bear movie, courtesy of SnagFilms. SnagFilms is a startup backed by Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonisis and others; we wrote about the company here....

By Dan Beyers | October 24, 2008; 05:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: Obeying The Law

There's been a lot of talk recently about how we all have to live within our means, spend only what we save, get off the credit bus. So that got us thinking: What if everyone did what they are supposed to? Are there unintended consequences? Here's some food for thought,...

By Dan Beyers | October 17, 2008; 05:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: "The American Ruling Class"

On Thursday we wrote that the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression is claiming another casualty: American-style capitalism. Today, courtesy of SnagFilms, we take a satirical look at the folks who presided over that system. SnagFilms is a startup backed by Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis and others;...

By Dan Beyers | October 10, 2008; 05:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: "What Would Jesus Buy?"

Before you go crazy spending that $700 billion bailout, here's a little food for thought courtesy of the folks at SnagFilms. SnagFilms is a startup backed by Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis and others; we wrote about the company here. Here's a synopsis from SnagFilms Web site: WHAT WOULD...

By Dan Beyers | October 3, 2008; 05:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: "A Pug's Life"

From the folks at SnagFilms, we bring you a Dog-umentary diversion -- because, well, this was a week for the dogs. SnagFilms is a startup backed by Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis and others; we wrote about the company here....

By Dan Beyers | September 26, 2008; 05:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: "Messner"

Wow, we don't know about you but we sure could use some relief from all this market madness. So courtesy of Snagfilms we head outdoors into the clean mountain air for this biodoc on the life of famed climber Reinhold Messner. SnagFilms is a startup backed by Washington Capitals majority...

By Dan Beyers | September 19, 2008; 05:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie -- "Dolphins: The Wild Side"

From the folks at SnagFilms, we bring you a little National Geographic diversion -- because, well, we like dolphins almost as much as pandas. SnagFilms is a startup backed by Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis and others; we wrote about the company here....

By Dan Beyers | September 12, 2008; 03:54 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: "7 Days In September"

From the folks at SnagFilms, we bring you one filmmaker's remembrance of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. SnagFilms is a startup backed by Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis and others; we wrote about the company here....

By Dan Beyers | September 5, 2008; 04:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: "In Debt We Trust"

Courtesy of the folks at SnagFilms, we bring you a little holiday weekend diversion -- and maybe a reason to keep you from splurging. SnagFilms is a new startup back by Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis and others; we wrote about the company here....

By Dan Beyers | August 29, 2008; 04:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Weekend Movie: "No Place To Hide"

Courtesy of the folks at SnagFilms, we bring you a little weekend diversion. Keep a spreadsheet running on a back screen in case the boss wanders by :). SnagFilms is a new startup back by Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis and others; we wrote about the company here. (Full...

By Dan Beyers | August 15, 2008; 04:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

 
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