Tag Archive: Documentary

Sep 29

Trophy

Given the generation of Trophy Kids and Trophy Parents, it makes sense to really look hard at the industry that profits from the everyone gets a trophy mentality. Just kidding. But that would be a sweet documentary, to see the gritty underbelly of that whole area. Instead Trophy is about hunters and conservationists and animals. …

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Jul 24

City of Ghosts

What a spooky week! Technically this review of City of Ghosts comes only one day after my review of A Ghost Story, and they couldn’t be more different. Well, if one was bad and the other was good it could be different. But they are both fantastic. Oh no, I spoiled the talk about this …

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Jul 11

American Anarchist

American Anarchist is a title I can get behind. I know, I know, movies that are two word phrases with the first word American are goddamn everywhere. At some point, movie studios decided these were the best sort of movies and it became overused and now it is almost generic. I currently have 9 reviews …

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Jul 05

Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press

I am a big fan of the first amendment. It is technically what gives me the right to write stupid shit like some of the reviews you may have read before on this website. The Resident Evil one? Thanks first amendment! I was excited to hear about Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press was …

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May 31

Mommy Dead and Dearest

Besides an eye catchy title, Mommy Dead and Dearest is a documentary about a very recent and famous case. A troubling case, and just so we are clear, it is about Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome. For those who haven’t heard about it yet, it is a problem with a parent or guardian, who will intentionally …

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May 11

Casting JonBenet

Sometimes I can be so into movies and pop culture that I miss the obvious big ones. Some of the most classic films of the last forty years I may have not seen yet. And bigger news events I may have missed out on. Like this whole, death of JonBenét Ramsey thing that happened like, …

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Apr 27

A Murder In The Park

You know what is exciting nowadays? Getting people cleared of all charges from prison when they were innocent. Now, ideally, they would have never been in jail. And they would have been freed way sooner than 20 or so years in jail. Or way sooner than hours before execution. But every false person imprisoned that …

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Feb 21

Tower

On August 1, 1966, a man climbed the clock tower at the University of Texas in Austin and opened fired on people. Charles Whitman, a former marine, probably suffering from PTSD, took his sniper rifle and few other guns and decided to just go on a killing spree. The entire event lasted over an hour …

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Feb 15

I Am Not Your Negro

2016 was a big year for documentaries detailing the African American experience. From the Netflix release of 13th which is incredibly powerful and up to date and O.J.: Made In America, an epic documentary detailing the most famous trial of the 20th century along with race relations in LA at the same time. But there …

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Feb 08

Life, Animated

Life, Animated was recently nominated for an Oscar, and one of those films that was relatively easy to watch so I jumped right on it. I knew it involved Disney in some way, I did not know the focus was on a specific individual, Owen Suskind. Based on a book written by his dad, Ron …

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