News for Apr. 16, 2006

Black's overlooked political documentary finds an audience

4/16/06, 6:26 pm EST - Xoanon

As long as he makes movies about giant monkeys or larger-than-life Mexican wrestlers, Jack Black knows that he can find ways to make people see them. Things have been more complicated for "60 Spins Around the Sun," a documentary Black produced more than five years ago. "The market is a little flooded now," Black admits. "There are so many great documentaries out there and with reality TV taking off so strong, it's kind of doubled that phenomenon of the documentary fever. But if it's something you believe in, you just keep on plugging away and looking for different ways to show your work." [More]